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Defence services to continue uninterrupted  Following this morning’s announcement regarding the financial situation of Carillion, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has told the Naval Families Federation that there will be no direct impact on services provided directly to those working for Defence, their families and the continuing work of...

The Combined Accommodation Assessment System (CAAS) - Location Review The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) is reviewing some of the factors within the Combined Accommodation and Assessment System (CAAS) so if you live in Service Family Accommodation (SFA), you will shortly receive a letter informing you about...

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has produced a video (below) and news sheet which provides a general update about the decisions which have been made so far during the development of the Future Accommodation Model (FAM). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51PJWcdXRgM&feature=youtu.be There are still some questions which the Naval Families Federation is...

The Royal Navy has announced that in order to meet the demands of future Defence tasks, they are planning to conduct a number of Type 23 (T23) frigate baseport changes to co-locate all Towed Array Anti-Submarine T23 frigates in Her Majesty’s Naval Base Devonport, and all General...

Policy Announcement Under existing rules, living accommodation provided to members of the Armed Forces is free from a benefit-in-kind tax charge. The Future Accommodation Model (FAM) is still under development, however it plans to provide Service personnel with an accommodation allowance to help them rent or maintain accommodation in the private...

The Ministry of Defence has now announced the new winners of the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Awards, its highest badge of honour for organisations which have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and demonstrated outstanding support for those who serve and have served. The ERS Gold Awards...

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...