NAAFI


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

NAAFI

(ˈnæfɪ) or

Naafi

n acronym for
1. (Military) Navy, Army, and Air Force Institutes: an organization providing canteens, shops, etc, for British military personnel at home or overseas
2. (Military) a canteen, shop, etc, run by this organization
References in periodicals archive ?
After the D-Day landings on June 6 1944, she answered another call for volunteers to help the Liberation Army, and became the only Northern Command member of the NAAFI aboard a hospital ship bound for France.
In 2017 the Royal Military Police released an e-fit of a man seen at the Naafi shop holding a child fitting Katrice's description.
Mrs Ritchie gave up her own shop in Scotland to volunteer to work for the NAAFI in Cyprus and secured the two-year contract after impressing her future employers with her experience of the retail trade.
The River Alme site was identified after the release of an age-progressed photo-fit of a man seen at the Naafi holding a child similar to Katrice.
"It also took 48 hours for border control points to be informed my twoyear-old daughter was missing and it took 24 hours for the sniffer dogs to be brought into the NAAFI to pick up a scent for Katrice."
Katrice was shopping with her mother when she went missing from the Naafi in Schloss Neuhaus, near the military base where her father, a sergeant major, was stationed.
After almost a century of service, defence cuts in the United Kingdom will result in the demise of the Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes (the NAAFI).
WoBinger says he is also excited about the quality of new NAAFI education courses and programs that are in the pipeline.
What I would like to know is if there is anybody out there who can answer the question for me please, my mother is 88 years old, she served in the Naafi during the war, there are photographs of her in uniform, she worked on the aerodromes at Middleton St George and a RAF station in Doncaster as well.
Or are you in the NAAFI, drinking steaming cups of tea Or polishing your medals that were won so gallantly?
The pair met when they both served in the Navy, him as a petty officer and her as part of the 'Naafi' - Navy Army Air Force Institution.