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Friday, 28 April 2017

Stay MoneyFit During Your Career

You’ll see lots of things in your Armed Forces career – after all, that’s what you signed up for.

Make sure your money stays as MoneyFit as you by taking control of it in every aspect of your career.

Make the most or your career opportunities

Find out all you need to know about your pay and living arrangements Before you join the Services.

Then see what you can expect from early career through to deployment and all the other issues you may come across during Service.

For further information and a fun 'career quiz'   CLICK HERE

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Sepsis - The Symptoms

For further information, visit  nhs.uk/sepsis or   sepsistrust.org/

Terrorism Guidance

For further information
and to view a short video

Friday, 21 April 2017

A TV Licence is Not Standard issue

For further information

The Standard Learning Credits Scheme

The Standard Learning Credits Scheme allows personnel to obtain financial assistance for learning costs.

Military personnel are able to claim 80% of course fees, up to a maximum of £175 per financial year.

To qualify for SLC funding, the course of study must lead to a nationally recognised qualification, have substantial developmental value and directly benefit the Service.

Click HERE for further details

Are your Dependent Children Registered on JPA?

Declaring dependent Service children on JPA can enable appropriate allowances to be obtained, enable paternity and adoption leave requests and can have an influence on allocation of Service housing and potential assignments.

To complete the registration process, the military member of the family should provide a copy of the child’s birth certificate to their unit HR who will complete the JPA process.

For more information, contact DCYP-DCYP-Mailbox@mod.uk

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Armed Forces Bereavement Scholarship Scheme

To read or download a larger copy of the above flyer CLICK HERE
For further information, CLICK HERE

Friday, 7 April 2017

Chatham HIVE

Don't Forget.......Your HIVE can help you by finding answers to questions about many aspects of living within a military community and has useful information to help with relocating including how to apply for Service Families Accommodation, Schools, Finding Doctors and Dentists and much more.

In addition, your HIVE always has up to date information about your military community and the local area.

Your HIVE Information Centre is located at The Lampard Centre, Sallyport, Brompton, ME7 5BU and you are welcome to drop in.  The HIVE opening hours at Monday to Thursday 8am - 4.30pm and Friday 8am - 12.20pm.

Alternatively you can e-mail chathamhive@armymail.mod.uk or telephone 01634 848163.

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Transition information Sheet 10 - Resilience and Wellbeing

To read, download or print this information sheet

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

British Forces Post Office (BFPO) Smart Phone apps

You can find BFPO numbers, find UK retailers who post products to BFPO addresses, and calculate your postage costs by downloading:

the BFPO app for Apple devices

the BFPO app for Android devices

You can find out when your items will be delivered by downloading:

You can only use these apps to track mail in the BFPO system. You may have to use other websites or apps to track mail sent to a UK address.


Seal and Wildlife Watching Trips from Ramsgate

Take a trip to an active seal colony inside a National Nature Reserve which also has the benefits of a wide range of birds including the rare ingret. We time these trips to coincide with tidal flows for the best chance of seeing these wonderful mammals in their natural habitat.

Ideal for all the family and brilliant for photographs, so remember to bring your camera so you can capture your experience onboard the boat.

£20 per head, duration approx 1 ½ hours.  Trips run from 1 Apr 2017 - 25 Oct 2017

Early booking is advisable for any alternative date please contact us and we will see what we can do for you

For further information CLICK HERE