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The Service Community

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Information and guidance for members of the Service community.

Guide to your local HIVEs
Tri-service information network.
Contacting the Troops
Sending mail through the British Forces Post Office and using e-blueys
Armed Forces Pensions
Information on Armed Forces Pensions
A guide for the families of mobilised members of the Territorial Army and the Regular Reserve
Useful information for the family of TA and reservist soldiers who are deployed on operations.
Children's Education Advisory Service
Education information for Service personnel with children.
Finding the right health care
Information relating to health care for Service personnel and their families.
Ensure a smooth house or post move
Relocation guidance for Service personnel
Increase your knowledge of available benefits
Useful information on benefits for Service personnel and their families.
The Services Cotswold Centre
The Services Cotswold Centre offers temporary accommodation to the Service community,  find out more about it here.

Latest Information

Links to the latest information within the Service Community area.

How to register as a Service Voter
Information for Service personnel and their Spouses or Partners
SFTF Salary Sacrifice and Childcare Voucher Scheme
Information for Service personnel and their families about salary sacrifice and the MOD's intention of providing a Childcare Voucher Scheme to Service personnel.
How credit checking works
Information for Service personnel and their families on how credit checking works and what to do to help improve their credit rating.
SFTF Progress Reports
Gives a synopsis of the top issues affecting Service families and the progress made in each area.
Advice on Powers of Attorney
SFTF Fact Sheet on Ordinary, Enduring and Lasting Powers of Attorney.
Advice on Leaving Vehicles in UK whilst on Operations
SFTF Fact Sheet on Leaving Vehicles in UK whilst on Operations.