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
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.
Following the COVID-19 outbreak, there has been a reduced requirement for training from the Iraqi Security Forces and a subsequent pause in the Coalition and NATO training missions in Iraq.
The body of Lance Corporal Brodie Gillon was repatriated to Royal Air Force Brize Norton today, 19 Mar 20. The Reservist and Combat Medical Technician with the Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry, was killed at Camp Taji in Iraq on 11 March 2020, aged 26.
Due to the developing COVID 19 situation, and based on current Government advice, we have had to pause face-to-face recruiting and basic training operations.
The Potential Officer Development Programme visited various sites across London as they tried to distinguish the defining characteristics of an art work.
On Sunday 15th March 2020, the Irish Guards took part in their annual St Patricks Day Parade. They were issued with Shamrocks by Lady Carleton-Smith, wife of Chief of General Staff.
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.