The handover has taken place, of the position of Governor of Edinburgh Castle, from the current incumbent, Maj Gen Mike Riddell-Webster, to the new Governor, Maj Gen Alastair Bruce of Crionaich, on 24th June 2019.
Soldiers past and present will be the stars of a free show marking Armed Forces Day in Essex.
From humanitarian work, through mental health support to the Armed Forces, to responding to the nerve agent attacks last year - 65 regular and reserve soldiers and officers of the British Army are being recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
In a powerful demonstration of inter-services capability, the Army’s most potent aircraft has landed aboard the Royal Navy’s largest warship.
Soldiers from D-Squadron, The Royal Lancers have spent May deployed alongside the Finnish Army on Exercise Arrow 19, where they have provided reconnaissance for a Finnish Armoured Infantry Brigade.
The British Army hands significant honour to a very special six-year-old.
The body of Guardsman Mathew Talbot was today (Tuesday 14th May) repatriated back to the United Kingdom aboard a Royal Air Force C17 transport aircraft from Malawi.
It is with great sadness that the MOD must confirm the death of Guardsman (Gdsm) Mathew Talbot of 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards in Malawi on Sunday 5 May 2019. He was deployed as part of a counter poaching operation.
Gurkhas have the honour of guarding Her Majesty the Queen in London as they take on the ceremonial duties traditionally associated with the Guards’ regiments.
In a rare sight in London, the Mounted Band of the Household Cavalry with their magnificent Drum Horse Perseus accompanied the Queen’s Life Guard on their ride through Wellington Arch and down The Mall to their duties at Horse Guards.
The Royal Signals have celebrated the 40th anniversary of the annual Lanyard Trophy. The 40-mile endurance competition took place on Dartmoor from 12-14 April 19, with 36 teams taking part.
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson bid farewell to Army aviators as they took off for Estonia, where they will be training alongside NATO forces working to reassure our allies and deter our adversaries.
Paratroopers are training to survive and fight in the challenging conditions of the jungles of Belize.
The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment were put through their paces today during the annual Major General’s Inspection in Hyde Park to prove their readiness for another busy summer of pageantry.
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Her Majesty's Cavalry
This six-part-series follows the oldest and most recognisable regiment of the British Army, The Household Cavalry, in a year of dramatic change. From riding horses at the Royal Wedding, to riding armoured fighting vehicles across the Middle East, our cameras were allowed inside to see what life is really like for the soldiers, from the newest recruits to the most decorated officers.
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Closing date: 06/12/2019
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In this month’s magazine, troops sample the latest digital training tech, Gurkha recruits get to grips with UK life and soldiers take on the all-arms commando course.
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