Firstly many thanks to all who took the time to complete the Bus & Coach Transport survey – online or hard copy.  Your feedback has been essential in helping us to understand how the service is meeting your needs and where we can make improvements...

HQ BFG is aware that parts of the community have voiced concerns about the recent reduction to LOA resulting from the change to the Forces Fixed Rate of exchange.  We understand your concerns because we are also affected by the changes.  That’s why we have represented through the Chain of Command the impact this has had on personnel in Germany...

With great trepidation WO1 Walker and 6 volunteers from across BA (G) Youth Rugby clubs embarked on a rugby trip of a lifetime with 24 children all aged under 11, to play against two teams representing the Royal Navy, on the hallowed turf of Twickenham home of England Rugby Union.

 

The trip started early on Thursday morning with Brigadier Bell (BFG Comd) presenting each child with their match shirts and comparisons made with his reverse Mohawk hairstyle compared with Meshach Dallas’ finely trimmed Mohawk. Following an inspirational speech from the Brigadier...

It was the end of an era when British soldiers recently marched through the town of Fallingbostel for the very last time after 70 years of residence in the German town.  British and German families alike lined the streets to watch them march as the military bands serenaded the throng.  Read more by following the link http://www.army.mod.uk/news/27063.aspx

Without doubt you will have a whole raft of domestic arrangements to make when preparing to move back to the UK. If you are locally employed by British Forces Germany (BFG) as a ‘Dependant’ then these ‘Top Ten Tips’ may help you to plan ahead to best effect...