Studying in Scotland

Did you know, in Scotland, universities and further education colleges are working closely together to better support the military community? AFF’s education and training specialist, Jenna Richardson, met (vir...

Spotlight on service children

The voices of service children in Scotland are highlighted in the first manifesto of an armed forces children’s charity. The Royal Caledonian Education Trust (RCET) manifesto has been launched ahead of the Sco...

Flying the flag for Scotland’s welfare

In Scotland, the Army Welfare Service (AWS) has staff based across the country in Kinloss, Inverness, Leuchars, Edinburgh and Glencorse and if you’re lucky enough to be posted to this part of the world you’ll h...

New support for Scottish Service youngsters

A SCHEME to improve the support and services on offer to young people from Scotland's Forces families has been given the green light thanks to a £40,000 grant from ABF The Soldiers' Charity. The three-year N...

Life in Scotland

Army spouse Lucy tells us about her family’s experience of a posting north of the border… How long have you lived in Scotland? We have lived in Colinton in Edinburgh for three years. What’s your quarter ...

Scotland spotlight

A POSTING to Scotland might mean an opportunity to get back to your roots or an adventure a long way from home but either way, Scotland has lots to offer Army families. Whether you are planning to soak up the c...

Teen Talk in Scotland

A UNIQUE charity-run initiative engaging school pupils from Armed Forces and veteran families is being launched in Scotland this month. Scotland’s Armed Forces children’s charity, the Royal Caledonian Educat...

Soldiers sign up for Total Warrior

TROOPS from the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards have signed up for a gruelling challenge to raise funds for Scotland’s Armed Forces children’s charity. The 11-strong team hopes to raise more than £2,500 for the ...

10k boost for Forces kids in Scotland

A UNIQUE education support programme benefitting young people from Armed Forces families across Scotland has been boosted with a £10k donation from ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. The generous gift to RCET – whic...

Forces charity seeks fundraising warriors

OBSTACLE race organiser Total Warrior has agreed a new charity partnership with Royal Caledonian Education Trust (RCET), Scotland’s Armed Forces children’s charity. The extreme event, which promises particip...