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...

What’s life like in Wales?

What is it that can make you feel lonely or socially isolated? Is it being away from family and friends, being stuck without transport or being on your own for a period of time? These are the questions being as...

Highland help for service children

Highland Council leads a group that promotes better understanding of what service life is like for children and young people. The Military Liaison Group Education aims to ensure your child’s time at school is t...

It’s never too late to learn

Training is part of your soldier’s career from their very first day of service until their last. So is it time for you to take a leaf out of that book? Whatever your age, learning new skills can serve as a maj...

Major movements

It’s safe to say that the north of England’s military community is one that’s used to change, but this year and next will be a busy one for families moving in or out of the area as Op Faran – the name given to ...

Curbing coronavirus career concerns

Maintaining spousal employment is important to AFF, no matter where you’re posted. In Germany, AFF’s co-ordinator Lindsay McCran is delighted to report on some positive support employees have received during th...

Google of the garrison

When Natalie Trezise met her future husband, she was living in Nottingham and working as a science teacher and he was based in Germany. They did the ‘long-distance thing’ for five years before he was posted bac...

A clean sweep

NO-ONE wants to live somewhere unloved and rubbish-strewn, so father and son Lee and Joshua Atkins (pictured below) decided to take matters into their own hands after they moved from Wiltshire to North Yorkshir...

Northern life

Catterick is already the largest British Army garrison in the world and over the next few years, further expansion will see it become the third-largest town in North Yorkshire. So what’s a posting there really ...

Rebasing round-up

Over the next 12-18 months, many Army families will be involved in unit moves as part of the Army Rebasing Programme. Army&You spoke to Collette Musgrave, AFF’s UK & Overseas Director, about this large ...