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Handover of the Governor of Edinburgh Castle

25 June 2019

Handover of the Governor of Edinburgh Castle

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.

Army show set to thrill Colchester

21 June 2019

Army show set to thrill Colchester

Soldiers past and present will be the stars of a free show marking Armed Forces Day in Essex.

The Queen's Birthday Honours List 2019

07 June 2019

The Queen's Birthday Honours List 2019

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.

Apache lands on Royal Navy’s flagship

03 June 2019

Apache lands on Royal Navy’s flagship

In a powerful demonstration of inter-services capability, the Army’s most potent aircraft has landed aboard the Royal Navy’s largest warship.

Firsts in Finland for the Royal Lancers

28 May 2019

Firsts in Finland for the Royal Lancers

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. ​

Brave six-year-old stands in for The Queen

24 May 2019

Brave six-year-old stands in for The Queen

The British Army hands significant honour to a very special six-year-old.

Guardsman Mathew Talbot Repatriated to United Kingdom

14 May 2019

Guardsman Mathew Talbot Repatriated to United Kingdom

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.

Death on duty in Malawi

07 May 2019

Death on duty in 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 take up London guard duties

07 May 2019

Gurkhas take up London guard duties

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.

Mounted Band of the Household Cavalry Mount Queen's Life Guard in rare treat

02 May 2019

Mounted Band of the Household Cavalry Mount Queen's Life Guard in rare treat

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.