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21 Gun Salute welcomes the Queen to Cardiff for official opening of Welsh Parliament

14 October 2021

21 Gun Salute welcomes the Queen to Cardiff for official opening of Welsh Parliament

Her Majesty The Queen was welcomed to Wales to officially open the sixth term of the Senedd with a 21-Gun Salute performed by 104 Regiment Royal Artillery.

Army’s mixed team of four set to row the Atlantic Ocean

14 October 2021

Army’s mixed team of four set to row the Atlantic Ocean

Eat, sleep, row, repeat every two hours non-stop for 40 days: that’s what the British Army’s Force Atlantic 21 team will be asking of themselves as they endeavour to break the world record for a mixed team of four rowing 3000 miles across the Atlantic.

Wales' world-class training estate on full display on Exercise Cambrian Patrol

14 October 2021

Wales' world-class training estate on full display on Exercise Cambrian Patrol

When soldiers from across the world descend on Mid Wales for NATO's toughest patrolling challenge, they get a sense of how British Army troops regularly hone their skills and fitness in the most rugged of environments.

HRH The Countess of Wessex Opens Royal Corps of Army Music Headquarters

14 October 2021

HRH The Countess of Wessex Opens Royal Corps of Army Music Headquarters

The Royal Corps of Army Music (RCAM) has welcomed Her Royal Highness, the Countess of Wessex GCVO in her capacity as Colonel-in-Chief of the Corps, where she opened the Corps Headquarters and Higher Training Wing at their new home in Minley, Surrey.

Virtual Training world could become the norm for future soldiers

14 October 2021

Virtual Training world could become the norm for future soldiers

Virtual Reality (VR) training could become the norm for the soldier of the future, as the Army Warfighting Experiment 2021 on Salisbury Plain Training Area is demonstrating this month.

Evacuation commander praises airborne troops’ efforts in Kabul

13 October 2021

Evacuation commander praises airborne troops’ efforts in Kabul

Soldiers from the British Army's global response force have been told to take pride in their achievements during the recent evacuation operation in Afghanistan.

Lance Corporal Precious Obeng from 3rd Battalion, The Rifles

13 October 2021

Joining the British Army has allowed me to be a better version of myself.

As the British Army marks Black History Month we went along to Dreghorn Barracks in Edinburgh to meet LCpl Precious Obeng from 3rd Battalion, The Rifles, and talk about his experiences.

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Armed Forces re-deploy to support Welsh Ambulance Service

12 October 2021

Armed Forces re-deploy to support Welsh Ambulance Service

Armed Forces re-deploy to support Welsh Ambulance Service

Soldiers hone anti-tank skills in Northumberland

12 October 2021

Soldiers hone anti-tank skills in Northumberland

A range of combat units from across the British Army spent a day on Otterburn Training Area destroying targets using missiles.

Collective Training; the past, the present and the future

12 October 2021

Collective Training; the past, the present and the future

As part of the Army Warfighting Experiment 2021 the real work has now started on Salisbury Plain as soldiers get their hands on what the future might look like, but where did it all start?