The impact of an overseas posting: share your views

Has your family been posted overseas in the last three years? Have you returned to the UK from an overseas posting?

Help AFF to gain a better understanding of the effect on military family life in our latest survey, now live until 16 April.

Share your experience

We want to hear about your family life overseas: what works well and where improvement is needed compared to Army life in the UK.

Were you able to make an informed choice before accepting your overseas posting? Tell us about your experiences of housing, education, healthcare and more.

What can AFF do?

With your evidence, we can continue to ensure that we highlight the issues affecting Army families like yours, and push for change where needed. So far, our work to improve the overseas experience for families has resulted in an increase to overseas Disturbance Expense and the doubling of School Children’s Visits to ensure your family stays connected regardless of distance.

Does it apply to my family?

Share your biggest overseas challenges with AFF, as well as the positives you’ve experienced. Now posted back to the UK? That’s great! We want to hear all about your move back here too.

We’re covering the whole overseas experience, including those of you who’ve transitioned out of the Army while abroad.

Get involved

Eager to share your views? Take our short survey to help make a difference to Army families overseas now and in the future.

The survey has now closed. Thank you to those who took part.

To find out more about a posting overseas, visit our overseas web pages.

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