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Men and women of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines have been recognised for their public service in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2017. PROMOTIONS IN AND APPOINTMENTS TO THE MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MOST HONOURABLE ORDER OF THE BATH As Knight Commander Vice Admiral Simon Robert LISTER,...

Chief of Defence People, Lieutenant General Richard Nugee, has written to the Naval Families Federation to inform us that two surveys will be going out to Serving personnel shortly, regarding the New Joiner Offer (NJO) and enhanced flexible working opportunities. Lieutenant General Richard Nugee  recognises that families will be...

The Armed Forces Continuous Attitude Survey (AFCAS) 2017 has now been published. Statistics from AFCAS are used by both internal Ministry of Defence (MOD) teams and external bodies to inform the development of policy and measure the impact of decisions affecting personnel, including major programmes such...

The Naval Families Federation is delighted to support a new research study specifically looking at the Naval Service experience of time spent apart. This will provide families with the opportunity to tell those in positions of power about their 'lived experience'. It is examining the impact...

Message from the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO): Sub-letting of Service Family Accommodation The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has initiated a long-term project to sub-let empty Service homes that are not currently required. As well as the normal management margin required to ensure properties are available for families where we...

The 2017 Report of the Armed Forces' Pay Review Body (AFPRB) has now been published. Key points to note from this year's report are: • An increase of 1% to all military salaries. • A 1% increase to Compensatory Allowances, Reserve Bounties, Call-Out Gratuity and most Recruitment and...

The Ministry of Defence has announced that the e-bluey service will be ending on 31 March 2017. British Forces Post Office (BFPO) have told us that they remain fully committed to ensuring that those deployed on operations are able to keep in touch with their families and friends. They...

The Future Accommodation Model (FAM) survey results have now been published. These will be used as part of the on-going policy development for the FAM, which will combine the survey with other results (e.g. the single Service Families Federations' surveys) and Focus Group findings to...

Men and women of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines have been recognised for their public service in the New Year Honours List 2017. A total of 23 naval personnel representing a cross section of the service have been named in this year's honours list. PROMOTIONS IN...