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Front cover of Homeport magazine (Summer 22)

Homeport magazine

The magazine of the Naval Families Federation.

We are excited to present to our Royal Navy & Royal Marines families the Summer edition of Homeport. In this issue, you will find:

  • Thinking of leaving – prepare early to Leave Well
  • The best start – lending parents a hand
  • Who FDIS? – who’s who in new SFA ocntracts
  • United approach – The Submarine Family launched
  • And MUCH more!
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Front page of a report about the effect of family separations.

The effect of non-operational family separations on family functioning and well-being among Royal Navy and Royal Marines families

This study explores the effect of ‘weekending’ on family functioning and well-being among RN and RM families.

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The Experience of Parental Absence

The Experience of Parental Absence in Royal Navy & Royal Marines Families

A guide for parents & adults supporting children & young people

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Forces Families Jobs

For jobs. For training. For success.

Are you looking for a new job? Are you ready for a change in career? Forces Families Jobs (FFJ) is here to help. FFJ is the go-to place for training and employment for family members of current serving UK Armed Forces personnel. Visit and get started.

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