BAFF member Douglas Young's paper Silence in the Ranks was produced on behalf of the 2005 Service Voting campaign, and helped to bring about important changes to electoral legislation and official attitudes affecting service personnel and their partners.
Read more: BAFF, 'ARRSE', the 2005 Service Voting Campaign, and 'Silence in the Ranks'
British Armed Forces Federation - BAFF - is an independent all-ranks staff association for regular, reserve and former UK forces personnel.
Read more: Independent staff association for UK forces
The Electoral Commission has been reminding UK Service personnel that they need to make sure they are registered to vote before the deadlines in April if they want to take part in the elections on Thursday 4 May.
Figures from the Armed Forces Continuous Attitude Survey reveal that only 80% of the armed forces are registered to vote, and that this drops to only 75% of personnel below officer rank.
Read more: Electoral Commission: '1 in 5 members of the armed forces could lose their vote at the May...