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Soldier starting salary rises to £20,000

Soldiers receive pay rise

Soldier starting salary rises to £20,000
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Junior Soldiers Stride Towards New Careers

The Army Foundation College in Harrogate saw over 500 teenagers march on their way to a new career when they graduated from the Army’s flagship training establishment for 16-17-year olds on today.

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Paratroopers in Norfolk preparing for deployment to Afghanistan.

Colchester-based 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (2 PARA) is deploying to the Afghan capital Kabul from late September as part of the UK’s enduring support to the Afghan Government. Their mission is to protect NATO military and civilian advisors working in government ministries, as well as UK mentors based at the Afghan National Army Officers’ Academy.

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Soldier magazine

In this month’s magazine, Army steps up counter-CBRN efforts and troops react to pay rise news.


Chemistry lessons: CBRN training ramps up
Tip of the spear: Javelin returns to its anti-tank roots
Catwalk king: Ex-guardsman reveals tips for modelling success

August Issue

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Army Newsletter

The British Army’s newsletter has been re-introduced as part of our efforts to improve communications across the Army. IN FRONT is presented in a modern, smart phone compatible format so that it can be shared widely and to make the information more accessible. All ranks are encouraged to read it and follow the links to dip into areas of particular interest. 

It can be hard to keep pace with the amount of change going on and with everything the Army is doing around the world. ‘In Front’ together with the Army Core Script enables the Army to speak with a more unified voice and ensures that serving personnel and the wider Army community are informed of current activity and the latest developments.

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BAR 175 - Summer 2019

This edition of the British Army Review (BAR) has been designed to supplement the RUSI Land Warfare Conference, focusing on 'Securing Competitive Advantage.'

Download BAR 175 Full Edition