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
The annual parade which ordinarily would take place on Horse Guards Parade in front of thousands of spectators and which is watched by millions throughout the Commonwealth and worldwide on TV, is a gift from the Household Division to The Queen and a reassurance to Her Majesty and the Nation, of the Armed Forces’ unstinting loyalty to the Crown.
A Senior Drum Major is set to make history today when he leads the Queen’s Birthday Parade at Windsor Castle.
The ‘extraordinary personal contribution to the COVID-19 response’ by British Army Doctor Major Andrew Buckley, of the Royal Army Medical Corps, is being recognised with the awarding of an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021.
Warrant Officer Class 2 Sheridan Lucas (35) has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Sheridan for her role in the development and implementation of the first female and male integrated platoons at Catterick’s Infantry Training Centre.
Colour Sergeant James Lambie, of 2 PARA, is being recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021 with an MBE for his compassion and support to injured recruits undergoing rehabilitation.
Staff Sergeant Jamie Barrett of the Royal Armoured Corps Engagement Team has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2021
Army Air Corps pilot instructor WO1 Angus Bartaby, is recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours with an MBE for "making an outstanding and vital contribution to UK and International Defence."
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.