Independent all-ranks staff association for regular, reserve and veteran UK armed forces personnel

British Forces Germany: Facing a future of cuts

Across BFG the countdown to drawdown has left soldiers and families facing an uncertain future, as the issue of rebasing is considered by the Ministry of Defence.

Of the 17 major units set to disappear in the new-look Army outlined yesterday, 7 are based in Germany.

It signals the end of a British presence that has endured in a fairy tale town in Lower Saxony since 1945. Story from BritishForcesNews (06.07.2012).


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Welcome to British Armed Forces Federation - BAFF - independent all-ranks staff association for members of any branch of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, British Army and Royal Air Force, including the reserves. All current UK service personnel of any rank are eligible to join and, as BAFF is not a political organisation, to take an active part in its activities if they wish. Former regular or reserve forces personnel are also very welcome.