How Many Barracks does the British Army Have?

“Our estate is huge and varied – the Regular Army has something like ? barracks in the UK…” 30. 35. 40 130. 135. 140. Advertisements

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Answering Questions on the Future Accommodation Model (FAM) Pilot in Aldershot

Will FAM cost me more? Short Answer: No. Longer Answer: It has been designed so renting costs are broadly the same as for Service family accommodation (SFA). The FAM rental payment increases to cover the cost of living in expensive areas. You can get further information @ https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/discover-my-benefits. Is FAM just for Families? Short Answer:… Read More

8 Important Gears You Need to Consider When You are on a Military Training

Deciding to go to Military Training will be one of the most significant choices you will be making for yourself. Not only will you have the opportunity to be part of the armed forces, but also the knowledge and the experience you will gain will stay with you for the remainder of your life. This… Read More

Mortgage Fee Discount for Serving Personnel and Veterans

Bristol-based brokers Community Mortgage Company are offering discounted fees to serving personnel and veterans in a bid to raise more than £5,000 a year for SSAFA, a military charity. The initiative, which sees the difference in rates donated directly to the charity, was initially introduced for NHS staff but has now been extended to the… Read More

Allowances, Expenses, & Deductions for UK Armed Forces Personnel

1.0 Introduction This article provides an overview of allowances and expenses paid to United Kingdom (UK) armed forces personnel and deductions from their income. 2.0 Cash and Non-Cash Benefits Examples of the cash and non-cash benefits available to individuals. 2.1 Cash Benefits In addition to the regular pay that personnel receive from their employer, the… Read More

What is the Royal Navy’s Policy on Mixed Sleeping Accommodation Aboard Ships?

The Royal Navy has a no mixed sleeping accommodation policy – with accommodation and messing discussed within the Queen’s Regulations for the Royal Navy (Chapter 81). This is further amplified in Ships General Orders: Right of Entry to Messdecks: Entry to messdecks (of which a sailor is not a member) allocated to the opposite sex… Read More