Monday, 29 September 2014

Royal Air Force jets conduct armed reconnaissance operations

Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 aircraft, currently deployed in Cyprus, have been flying intelligence-gathering missions over Iraq for a number of weeks. Following the... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Ensuring your LinkedIn Profile is Compelling and Magnetic

This webinar is for 'Recruit for Spouses' candidates to help them make sure they are doing all the things they need to do to stand out on the most important social network for... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Look to the skies for the Vulcan this afternoon!

The Vulcan XH558 will fly over various bases this afternoon between 2 and 4 pm, as part of a salute to those who served during the Cold War. There is a... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

New arrangements to support Service homes


A new contract to support Service housing (Service Family Accommodation) across the UK is being introduced in November and December, which will bring in changes in the way the… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Michael Fallon meets Middle East partners

Mr Fallon met with allies in Saudi Arabia yesterday and Bahrain today to discuss regional security and international co-ordination to counter ISIL ahead of this week’s United Nations General... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Competitive Racing Opportunities

Toe in the Water is offering an incredible opportunity to race in another sailing competition this year. Trained professional crew will give you training and... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

‘One stop’ defence housing service

A new UK wide ‘one stop’ defence housing service is due to be introduced across England and Wales on 1 December 2014. CarillionAmey is the company responsible for delivering the new service on... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Thetford HASC – IT upgrade on Wednesday 24 September

We have just been informed that the Dii IT system at Thetford HASC is being upgraded between 08.00 and 12.30 hrs on Wednesday 24 September. As a result... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Thursday, 11 September 2014

MoD Education Support Fund 2015 - chance to submit applications ends soon

The MoD Education Support Fund was launched to assist publicly funded schools, Academies, Free Schools and 6th Form colleges that cater for the education of Service children throughout the UK to mitigate the effects of exceptional mobility and/or deployment of their service communities; regular armed forces and... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Invictus Games underway

In front of an audience of 6,500 people HRH Prince Harry's brainchild the Invictus Games has got underway with an opening ceremony that was at once... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Strictly for you

Do you know someone who is so incredibly inspiring, who has changed so many lives for the better, that they deserve to take part in the first ever... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Back to School

Summer is often a busy time for new postings, particularly for families with school age children. We would like hear of your experience in obtaining places for your child(ren). Good as well as bad. Reducing disadvantage to Armed Forces Families is a key principle of the Armed Forces Covenant and your thoughts will help us measure whether the Covenant is making a difference... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Bruce flies in

Bruce Dickinson, lead singer of Iron Maiden and pilot for The Great War Display Team, flew into IWM Duxford today (Tuesday 9 September) in his replica Fokker Dr1 aircraft.  He was... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Are you part of a Service family that lives off-base/outside of the wire?

Whether you live just a few miles from the location where the serving member of your family is based, or hundreds of miles away, we want... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Autumn Issue of Envoy - Now available

The online Autumn issue of the RAF Families Federation magazine Envoy is now available. Included in this issue: The Red Arrows' 50th, The Great War a Cranwell Perspective, British Armed Forces Mountaineering Team attempts... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Monday, 8 September 2014

Armed Forces Pension Scheme 2015: new video launched

A new video has been launched which explains what the new armed forces pension scheme (AFPS 15) means for service personnel. AFPS 15 will be introduced from... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Typhoon aircraft relocate to RAF Lossiemouth

Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron marks relocation with a special 8-ship formation in the shape of a number 1. Relocating from RAF Leuchars in Fife, Scotland, to RAF Lossiemouth, Typhoon aircraft of... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Thursday, 4 September 2014

The Great War Display Team at The Duxford Air Show

Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September. As we commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Oxfordshire County Council shows support to Reservists by signing Corporate Covenant

Oxfordshire County Council pledged their support to Reservists today by signing a Corporate Covenant and has called upon other organisations to do the same and show their support to... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF Photographic Competition 2014

Each year, stunning photographs are published following the RAF Photographic Competition and the winning military and civilian photographers are named.  But, this year there has... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Armed forces learning

Armed forces learning.  A resource for key stages 1 to 4 has been launched to educate children about the work of the UK armed forces. The new initiative aims to inform and educate both schoolchildren and teachers about... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Armed Forces Charity Breaks Guinness World Record

World Record Breaking 1,000mph BLOODHOUND K’NEX Replica Unveiled. Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) has smashed the Guinness World Record for the Largest K’NEX Structure, by building a replica of the Bloodhound... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF passes on Baltic Air policing role to Canadian Air Force

1 September 2014 Siauliai, Lithuania. No 135 Expeditionary Air Wing (EAW) formally handed over the role of supporting nation in the Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission from the Royal Air Force to the Royal Canadian Air Force. Additionally, the... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Monday, 1 September 2014

Concerned occupants of SFA and SSFA

Due to some recent comments on Facebook from concerned occupants of SFA and SSFA we would like to bring your attention to the following statement on the... More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link