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About 150 troops are deploying to Iraq in support the international fight against Daesh.

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100 years since the end of the Battle of The Somme

A Century after they fell in battle, lost soldiers from World War I are still accidentally uncovered in fields around the Northern Front. What happens to them?

Within the Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC) is the Commemorations Team. This team is responsible for undertaking work to identify and bury remains of recently discovered Service personnel killed in historic campaigns from WW1 onwards.

It also considers evidence relating to the identity of previously “unknown” buried service personnel. The team search for family and then coordinate the arrangements of a military ceremony to honour those who have been discovered. The Commemorations Team continually care for the fallen”.

To find out more please visit... www.gov.uk/guidance/joint-casualty-and-compassionate-centre-jccc 

Centenary of the tank

The tank is 100 years old. Check out our archive footage and find out about some of the most important British tanks to roll out over the past century.

Three tanks racing in the 1960s

Soldier Magazine online

Award-winning magazine of the British Army - for features, sport, reviews, news, letters, competitions and subscriptions. NOVEMBER 2016 digital issue - read online.

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Media and Press Centre

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