Armed Forces Muslim Association News

Catch up with the latest news and blogs from serving AFMA personnel.

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06.12.2018

Tauheedul Islam Boys’ High School Becomes First Islamic School in Britain To Launch Army Cadet Force

A high school in Lancashire is set to launch the first army cadet force at a…
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16.11.2018

AFMA Members Help Mark Mitzvah Day

When most people think about the Armed Forces, it’s combat, training and travel that springs to…
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07.11.2018

Female Tommies: A WW1 Untold History

‘It will be difficult,’ he replied. ‘But then you have youth and intelligence – two great…
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29.10.2018

Muslim Experience in WW1 Transcribed in New Exhibit

“We may have different religions, different languages, different coloured skin, but we all belong to one…
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09.10.2018

The Woking Peace Garden: How One Community Came Together to Honour its Muslim War Heroes

“For God We Are, And To God We Go” These words, emblazoned on a memorial stone…
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31.08.2018

The Etihad Challenge: Encouraging Diversity in the Armed Forces

Every year, the British Armed Forces invites young people from a wide range of communities to…
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06.08.2018

Being a Soldier in the British Army Isn’t Always a Predictable Job

Being in the army isn’t always a predictable job. British soldiers stationed in Africa right now,…
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26.07.2018

WW1 ‘Tommies’ Installed In Palmers Green Mosque to Mark Centenary

This month, hundreds of worshippers will perform prayers at Palmers Green Mosque; but they won’t be…
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19.07.2018

UN Peacekeeping: 70 Years of Service and Sacrifice

"UN peacekeeping operations are now increasingly complex and multi-dimensional, going beyond monitoring a ceasefire to actually…
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12.07.2018

AFMA Member SSgt Sohail Ashraf Has Been Granted State Honours

He’s consistently breaking new ground due to his application of intelligence, compassion and tremendous judgement.
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29.06.2018

Faith Food and Forces Is The Perfect Tribute to Our Troops

Communities up and down the nation will be joining forces with the Armed Services community to…
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