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
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Robinson, Light Dragoons, will become an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. He planned and led British Army’s first operational tour in Mali, known as Operation NEWCOMBE.
Staff Sergeant Andrea Pearson, Royal Logistic Corps, of the Stafford Detachment Regional Command, is being recognised in the latest Operational Awards List with a Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service.
The county regiment of Oxfordshire, The Rifles and its antecedent regiments, The Royal Green Jackets and The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry were both celebrated and commemorated in the City of Oxford. The service marked the close affiliation the regiment has with Oxford dating back to 1782.
By parachute and helicopter, British, French, Italian, and Montenegrin troops have demonstrated their readiness to deploy together in response to global crises.
Three Colchester-based Paratroopers are being recognised in the latest Operational Awards list for their outstanding bravery and selflessness during the evacuation of British nationals and eligible Afghans from Kabul last summer.
The latest Operational Awards List 57 celebrates the work of British soldiers across the globe, with 16 personnel selected for recognition in the list, Troops deployed on Op Pitting are cited for their outstanding bravery and saving lives,
British and French paratroopers have demonstrated the firepower they can bring to bear during demanding live firing training in the rugged hills of North Macedonia.
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.