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Junior Soldiers Stride Towards New Careers

08 August 2019

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.

Paratroopers in Norfolk preparing for deployment to Afghanistan.

07 August 2019

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.

Army come to the aid of Whaley Bridge

04 August 2019

Army come to the aid of Whaley Bridge

Forty soldiers from the Light Dragoons have deployed to Whaley Bridge to help emergency services battling to reduce water levels at Toddbrook Reservoir.

Army Medics join forces with NHS for challenging exercise

02 August 2019

Army Medics join forces with NHS for challenging exercise

256 (City of London) Field Hospital, based in Walworth, have recently conducted Exercise Medical Challenge (EMC19) with the help of other Reserve units from across London.

Gunners and rugby players learn from each other

02 August 2019

Gunners and rugby players learn from each other

Aspiring professional rugby players have been put through their paces by Colchester’s airborne gunners to learn about the parallels between professional sport and the military.

Medals on Minden Day for Royal Anglians

01 August 2019

Medals on Minden Day for Royal Anglians

Proud soldiers from the Royal Anglian Regiment – nicknamed The Vikings – were handed medals today for their successful operational deployments to Afghanistan and South Sudan. This was made all the more specials as they were also celebrating Minden Day.

Army restructures to confront evolving threats

01 August 2019

Army restructures to confront evolving threats

The Army has outlined its plans to rebalance the Field Army to ensure that it can compete with and defeat adversaries both above and below the threshold of conventional conflict. Lt Gen Ivan Jones, Commander Field Army (CFA), has described plans for rebalancing his command which will see changes to the structure of the Field Army’s primary formations.

Birmingham Army Reservist Nominated for GP of the Year

31 July 2019

Birmingham Army Reservist Nominated for GP of the Year

An Army doctor, based at an Army reservist unit in Birmingham, has been shortlisted for GP of the year.

Royal Welsh deploy to Michigan

31 July 2019

Royal Welsh deploy to Michigan

Reserve and Regular soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh and 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh are taking part in Exercise Northern Strike in Michigan in the United States.

Army parachutists take to the skies for championships

30 July 2019

Army parachutists take to the skies for championships

The annual Armed Forces Parachute Championships gives military personnel the chance to spend a whole week skydiving whilst not on operations.