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December 2016

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The fifth Armed Forces Covenant annual report has been presented to parliament, showing good progress on providing support for the Armed Forces Community. Along with the Army Families Federation and the Royal Air Force Families Federation, we were consulted extensively on the content of this annual report...

Right Honourable, Sir Michael Fallon KCB MP, Secretary of State for Defence, has sent a Christmas message to Service families "As we approach the festive period, our thoughts turn to spending time with our family and friends.  I fully recognise, however, that many families will spend the...

The next BFRS National Employment & Careers Fair sponsored by Nuco Training Ltd is being hosted in Aldershot, and there are some great companies lined up to exhibit on the day. Are you leaving the Armed Forces? Are you Ex-military? Are you a member of the...

The Supporting Service Children in Education Cymru (SSCE Cymru) project continues to go from strength to strength. Having secured a third year of funding from the MoD Education Support Fund digital stories and films have been developed to provide additional training and raise awareness of...

Recruit for Spouses will be opening their Helensburgh office, to provide their services to the whole of the West Scotland area and are hosting an official launch event on Monday 23rd of January at The Tower, in Helensburgh, from 10:00 - 11:30. They would like...

Plans have been submitted for a new bespoke facility for reservists to be built in Cardiff Bay. The £11 Million investment by the Royal Navy will provide a modern 21st century training establishment for the Royal Naval Reserve (RNR), Royal Marine Reserve (RMR) and the University...

The Royal Navy Royal Marines Welfare team are running a welcome tour around HMNB Clyde on Thursday the 12th of January 2017. Please meet at the Families Centre at 0915 (the tour will finish at 1215). It is an idea opportunity to get your Base Pass and...

If you need two tonnes of sand moving from underneath a beach hut, who else would you call on but ‘Royal’. Adam’s Hoofing Hut is a wonderful memorial to an extraordinary young man, Adam Brown, who made the ultimate sacrifice whilst serving his country in Afghanistan....

The Marine Society are now offering a discount on education courses, through their partnership with Greenwich Hospital. They are offering GCSE, IGCSE, AS and A Level courses in a number of subjects at a 50% discount for all Royal Navy and Royal Marines spouses. Subjects include: Biology,...