Military Spouse Day

Introduction Military Spouse Day, also known as Military Spouse Appreciation Day, is celebrated on the Friday before Mother’s Day in the United States. Many United States citizens take this day to acknowledge the significant contributions, support, and sacrifices of spouses of their Armed Forces. Each year, the US President normally commemorates this day with a… Read More

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A New Life…

“The British Army gives many a new life. Its not a job, but a lifestyle. Even if you come from nothing, and had the worst upbringing. It gives you a family, job security and some real life lessons.” Reference Spencer, N. (2019) This is for Anyone That’s Struggling with Life. Available from World Wide Web:… Read More

Can You Adopt While in the Military?

In a word, yes. Introduction If a child cannot be brought up by their birth family, ‘civilian people’ looking to adopt can become their legal parents with the same rights and responsibilities – and this is no different for ‘military people’. SSAFA – an Armed Forces charity formerly known as the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and… Read More

All Brothers…

“All wars are civil wars, because all men are brothers.” Francois Fenelon (1651 to 1715) François de Salignac de La Mothe-Fénelon was a French archbishop, theologian, and man of letters whose liberal views on politics and education and whose involvement in a controversy over the nature of mystical prayer caused concerted opposition from church and… Read More

Eating Related Behaviours & Adolescent Military Dependants

Research Paper Title Sex differences in eating related behaviors and psychopathology among adolescent military dependents at risk for adult obesity and eating disorders. Background Stressors unique to military families may place dependents of military service members of both sexes at high-risk for disordered-eating. Yet, there are no data examining sex-related differences in eating pathology and… Read More

What are the Needs of Children in Armed Forces Families who Undertake Caring Responsibilities?

The Children’s Society’s Include Service was awarded funding from NHS England to look at the needs of children in Armed Forces Families who undertake caring responsibilities which affect their own health, well-being and education, and to identify gaps in their access to support services. The project ran from October 2016 to March 2017 and looked at the specific needs… Read More