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Operational Honours and Awards

27 November 2020

Operational Honours and Awards

Acts of bravery and leadership have been recognised in the latest Operational Awards list, released today. 13 soldiers and officers have been awarded for a wide range of achievements from Engineering feats in South Sudan to saving lives in the UK and overseas.

Apache AH-64E heralds new era in modern British military aviation

26 November 2020

Apache AH-64E heralds new era in modern British military aviation

The first two new Apache Attack Helicopters (AH-64E variant) have been delivered to the British Army from the US Government. They arrived at Wattisham Flying Station on 26 Nov 20 with Aviation Technicians from 7 Aviation Support Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (7 Avn Spt Bn REME), who will maintain and service the new aircraft.

Military Communicator of the Year 2020

20 November 2020

Military Communicator of the Year 2020

A Royal Logistic Corps Sergeant has been honoured by the Company of Communicators for his remarkable use of social media to promote and enhance understanding of the British Army.

Defence anti-bullying hotline offers support 24/7

19 November 2020

Defence anti-bullying hotline offers support 24/7

During Anti-Bullying week (16-20 Nov) we are reminding our personnel that bullying, harassment and discrimination are not tolerated. If anyone believes they have been subject any kind of unacceptable behaviour, they are urged to contact the MOD’s BHD Helpline on 0800 783 0334 (Freephone).

Europe, the US and Canada join key NATO exercise in UK

18 November 2020

Europe, the US and Canada join key NATO exercise in UK

British soldiers have joined multinational units from across Europe and North America at Duke of Gloucester Barracks in South Cerney, RAF Fairford and Imjin Barracks, Gloucestershire, for Exercise LOYAL LEDA 2020, a key NATO exercise to validate the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC), based in Gloucester.

Army Reservist catches Poppy Day thief

12 November 2020

Army Reservist catches Poppy Day thief

Army Reservist catches Remembrance Sunday thief as he flees with two poppy day collection boxes

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Officer Cadets learn from the past

11 November 2020

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Officer Cadets learn from the past

Working in protective bubbles, Officer Cadets and teaching staff from the War Studies Department adapted the parkland at the Academy's campus to learn about the battle for the beaches of Normandy in 1944.

 British Army assists Belize with disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Eta

09 November 2020

British Army assists Belize with disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Eta

More than 80 British Army soldiers currently deployed on a training exercise in Central America have seized the opportunity to support the Government of Belize as they provide aid and rescued stranded locals in the aftermath of Hurricane Eta.

Army chefs go in to battle

06 November 2020

Army chefs go in to battle

A splash of pride and sprinkling of rivalry was on the menu for Army chefs when they competed in a culinary competition.

Remembrance walk for Colchester’s soldiers

30 October 2020

Remembrance walk for Colchester’s soldiers

A walking route around Colchester for soldiers to reflect on the meaning of Remembrance, both for the town’s military and civilian communities, has been mapped out.