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Ceremonial Units

Although ceremonial duties are an important part of Army history and tradition, all soldiers undertaking this role are highly trained soldiers who also play an important part in military operations worldwide.

The Corps of Army Music has 22 regular bands plus the Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas available to support the Armed Forces and associated charities anywhere in the world.

The Corps of Army Music Bands at be seen at various public events around the UK.

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment is The Life Guards and The Blues and Royals. It provides the Queen's Life Guard and the Sovereign's Escort on state occasions.

The King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery fire Royal Salutes in Hyde Park on special occasions and provide a gun carriage and team of black horses for state and military funerals.

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