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Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Robinson, Light Dragoons, receives an OBE. People

OBE for officer behind first successful Mali mission

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.

Published: 13 May 2022

Staff Sergeant Andrea Pearson, RLC, receives the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service. People

Royal recognition for RLC Logistician

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.

Published: 13 May 2022

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Oxfordshire’s County Regiment, The Rifles, celebrated and commemorated

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.

Published: 13 May 2022

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By air to battle on Swift Response

By parachute and helicopter, British, French, Italian, and Montenegrin troops have demonstrated their readiness to deploy together in response to global crises.

Published: 13 May 2022

Corporal Daniel Hoyland, 3 PARA, receives a Mention in Despatches. People

Brave Paras honoured in latest Awards list

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.

Published: 13 May 2022

Corporal Found, Private Fahim, Corporal Hoyland, receive awards in the latest Op List May 22. People

Bravery and compassion recognised in latest Awards list

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,

Published: 13 May 2022

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Paratroopers pack a punch on Swift Response

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.

Published: 11 May 2022

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Thousands take part in milestone Tor De Force on Dartmoor

In glorious sunshine and after a two-year break, 2491 teenagers from across the South West of England took on the nation’s largest Defence led youth outdoor event, traversing the Dartmoor National Park, and tackling The Ten Tors.

Published: 11 May 2022

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Global response force moves to Swift Response

By road, rail, sea, and air, the British Army’s global response force has deployed to a major multinational exercise in the Balkans.

Published: 10 May 2022

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The Gurkha Logistic Regiment take over Queen's Guard ready for the Platinum Jubilee

10 The Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment have passed their 'Fit For Role' Inspection and conducted their first Guard Mounts at Buckingham Palace, St James' Palace, Windsor Castle and the Tower of London. They will have the honour and responsibility of guarding Her Majesty The Queen during May and her Platinum Jubilee Weekend.

Published: 10 May 2022