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Army&You – Summer Edition

The perfect work-life balance may seem impossible to achieve in Army life but times are changing. In this edition’s main feature, we hear about the Army’s plans for Flexible Service and meet the families who are fitting work around unpredictable schedules and long spells of separation.

Heading overseas, we hear from the Army families who have continued their education and training, maintained their professional registration and even diversified from their original careers.

We shine the spotlight on Cyprus, London and Kinloss and there’s an inspirational story from Everest Base Camp.

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Army&You – Count Me In!

Under the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), to receive Army&You magazine direct to your door in mainland UK, you’ll need to OPT-IN!

Whether you’re in Service Family Accommodation, your own home, a hiring, or private rental, to ensure you receive this unique publication, subscribe for FREE. Army&You is the only magazine of its kind. With essential information, news, features and exclusive real-life stories from Army families. It’s for everyone with a soldier in their life. Don’t miss out – sign up today.

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Army & You Magazine – Spring Edition

The spring edition of Army&You is out this week, packed with essential info, news and real life stories from Army families. In this issue, we take a look at how to prepare for life in civvy street – key things to consider before your soldier hangs their uniform up for the final time.

Elsewhere in the magazine, we tackle school admissions, career changes and the Armed Forces Covenant. Plus, you can meet AFF’s UK team and our first community champion!

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Row2Recovery Team Trident break World Record for fastest pair to row the Atlantic Ocean

An amputee war veteran has just set the record time for rowing across the Atlantic in what is branded the world’s toughest endurance race.

Former Para Jordan Beecher and Captain Jon Armstrong became the fastest pair to complete the gruelling crossing as they powered their seven-metre-long boat to the finish line in just 37 days, beating the previous record by around three days.

The pair, who first met in the back of a Land Rover as new recruit Paratroopers on a military exercise on Salisbury Plain, braved mountainous seas and 40C temperatures on the 3,000-mile journey from the Canary Islands to Antigua.

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