Army&You is AFF’s quarterly magazine – packed with news, info and your stories about Army life. It’s delivered through the door of every quarter in the UK and wherever Army families are stationed overseas. If you live in your own home, you can subscribe for free!
You can also read it online on the A&Y website, where you can also find the latest news and enter competitions. You can also follow us on social media – @ArmyandYou on Instagram and Twitter, or via Facebook.
Got an idea for a story? Get in touch at email@example.com
Real life stories from Army families is what makes the magazine unique. If you’ve got a story to tell, just get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org
What’s it like to be posted overseas as an Army family? We go around the world to hear about your experiences.
Some Army families decide to ‘take root’ and buy their own home well before their soldier leaves the Army, but that often means spending long periods apart. So what are the pros and cons of staying put?
Need some home makeover inspiration? These Army spouses have spruced up their quarters in style.
Who could grow the tallest sunflower? The race was well and truly on across Europe – and throughout the pandemic, it helped to bring communities together.
This Army community came together to create a shared garden for everyone to enjoy.Back to top
Army&You is a great source of info on all sorts of topics such as education, health, housing, employment and much more. Here’s a selection of the key takeaways from our last edition…
It’s important to make sure all your medical needs can be supported if you’re posted overseas as health services vary from country to country.
Posted overseas or thinking about going? Here’s a quick overview of all the things you need to consider
A bitesize guide to some of the schemes you may be able to tap into if you’re buying a house.
What are the rules for Foreign & Commonwealth soldiers who want to apply for a quarter when their loved ones join them in the UK? All is explained in this Q&A.
Do you need alterations to your army quarter because of additional needs and/or disability? See our top tips.Back to top
Our BlogSpot pages sit at the back of each edition of the magazine – they’re an opportunity for you to write about any aspect of military life. Your Army life, your words.
You don’t have to be a confident writer – just get your thoughts down and we can do the rest! And of course, you’ll see a proof copy to make sure you’re happy with any edits before it goes to print.
We love hearing about where you’re posted, whether that’s in the UK or overseas. In this regular feature in A&Y, we’ve already received postcards from many locations, giving us a flavour of what Army life is really like in your part of the world.
So far, we’ve heard from:
Washington DC, USA
Want to tell us about your posting? Email email@example.com and we’ll send you some questions.Back to top
Each edition of Army&You has a giveaways section where you can bag yourself some brilliant prizes ranging from hotel breaks and days out, to gifts, books and toys. We sometimes run competitions on A&Y’s social media too – you can follow at @ArmyandYou on Instagram and Twitter and Facebook.
The spring edition giveaways have now closed – a link to the summer giveaways will be added here when the next magazine is published in July.Back to top
If you live in Service Family Accommodation (SFA) or a hiring (SSFA) in mainland UK, you’ll receive your copy of Army&You direct to your door. For overseas locations, Army&You is delivered via the BFPO system.
If you’re living in your own home, or private rental, you can subscribe for FREE
If you would prefer not to receive Army&You, it’s easy to unsubscribe. Just click the link above or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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