To protect the nation, we step forward and meet every challenge
The British Army protects the United Kingdom’s interests at home and abroad, providing a safe and secure environment in which all British citizens can live and prosper.
Life in the Army
If you’re thinking about joining I’d say just go for it – the Army is a fantastic career. LCpl Laura Phillips, Royal Signals
Today saw Desert Rat WO2 Brennan promoted to WO1; the most senior soldier rank in the British Army. Although he couldn't be presented with his rank slide in person due to the coronavirus restrictions, the 7th Infantry Brigade Commander Brigadier Bewick, did the next best thing and presented it via Skype.
This week, 15 paramedics and combat medical technicians from 16 Medical Regiment have completed an EEAST training package at Colchester’s Merville Barracks to prepare them to work on ambulances in partnership with NHS paramedics.
Traditions were both maintained and changed as officer cadets formally completed their training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
Win for the Army as eSports GO LIVE. An inter-corps match between the Royal Engineers and the Royal Signals with the Royal Signals coming out on top, followed by the British Army taking on the Royal Air Force.
The MOD has contacted the employers of Armed Forces Reservists to keep them up to date with regards to the ‘intelligent mobilisation’ of Reserve Forces to support the national response to COVID-19.
Ten members of the British Army have today been recognised in the Armed Forces Operational Awards List, 2020.
Today the immaculate icons of the United Kingdom the Grenadier Guards took over their duties as the Queen’s Guard at Buckingham Palace without fuss or fanfare. Following Government advice to encourage social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Lord Chamberlain’s Office, in the Royal Household, and the military has decided to temporarily cease the ceremonial that usually accompanies the Changing of the Guard and is such a draw for members of the public.
Britain Takes Lead Role In Enhanced Forward Presence
The Army is currently deployed in over 80 countries around the world. Deployments vary in strength from single military advisors to full operational deployments.Baltics
Our Serving Troops
The British Army comprises of 112,000 experienced, committed and highly skilled Regular and Reserve soldiers.