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Work From Home means Promotion From Home

08 April 2020

Work From Home means Promotion From Home

Today saw Desert Rat WO2 Brennan promoted to WO1; the most senior soldier rank in the British Army. Although he couldn't be presented with his rank slide in person due to the coronavirus restrictions, the 7th Infantry Brigade Commander Brigadier Bewick, did the next best thing and presented it via Skype.

Joining forces to get more paramedics on the road

06 April 2020

Joining forces to get more paramedics on the road

This week, 15 paramedics and combat medical technicians from 16 Medical Regiment have completed an EEAST training package at Colchester’s Merville Barracks to prepare them to work on ambulances in partnership with NHS paramedics.

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Commissioning  Parade for Course 192

03 April 2020

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Commissioning Parade for Course 192

Traditions were both maintained and changed as officer cadets formally completed their training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Win for the Army as eSports GO LIVE

03 April 2020

Win for the Army as eSports GO LIVE

Win for the Army as eSports GO LIVE. An inter-corps match between the Royal Engineers and the Royal Signals with the Royal Signals coming out on top, followed by the British Army taking on the Royal Air Force.

Call for Reservists to support national COVID-19 response

02 April 2020

Call for Reservists to support national COVID-19 response

The MOD has contacted the employers of Armed Forces Reservists to keep them up to date with regards to the ‘intelligent mobilisation’ of Reserve Forces to support the national response to COVID-19.

The Armed Forces Operational Awards List, 2020

27 March 2020

The Armed Forces Operational Awards List, 2020

Ten members of the British Army have today been recognised in the Armed Forces Operational Awards List, 2020.

Changing the Guard continues but without Music or Ceremony

20 March 2020

Changing the Guard continues but without Music or Ceremony

Today the immaculate icons of the United Kingdom the Grenadier Guards took over their duties as the Queen’s Guard at Buckingham Palace without fuss or fanfare. Following Government advice to encourage social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Lord Chamberlain’s Office, in the Royal Household, and the military has decided to temporarily cease the ceremonial that usually accompanies the Changing of the Guard and is such a draw for members of the public.

UK personnel to drawdown from Iraq

19 March 2020

UK personnel to drawdown from Iraq

Following the COVID-19 outbreak, there has been a reduced requirement for training from the Iraqi Security Forces and a subsequent pause in the Coalition and NATO training missions in Iraq.

Repatriation of Lance Corporal Brodie Gillon

19 March 2020

Repatriation of Lance Corporal Brodie Gillon

The body of Lance Corporal Brodie Gillon was repatriated to Royal Air Force Brize Norton today, 19 Mar 20. The Reservist and Combat Medical Technician with the Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry, was killed at Camp Taji in Iraq on 11 March 2020, aged 26.

Army announcement

19 March 2020

Army announcement

Due to the developing COVID 19 situation, and based on current Government advice, we have had to pause face-to-face recruiting and basic training operations.