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Army Named in the Times Top 50 Employers for Women

30 July 2020

Army Named in the Times Top 50 Employers for Women

Today the British Army has been included in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020. This is the 10th year that the Times Top 50 Employers for Women has been published in partnership with Business in the Community.

First Ares Armoured Vehicles Delivered to the Army

27 July 2020

First Ares Armoured Vehicles Delivered to the Army

Named for the ancient Greek god of war, Ares delivers a step-change in the British Army’s battlefield capability. Last week, the first six vehicles were delivered to the Household Cavalry Regiment at Bulford, Wiltshire.

Royal Engineer Regiment Earns the Firmin Sword of Peace for its Worldwide Humanitarian Efforts

24 July 2020

Royal Engineer Regiment Earns the Firmin Sword of Peace for its Worldwide Humanitarian Efforts

The soldiers of 36 Engineer Regiment have received one of the highest accolades that can be bestowed upon a military establishment – The Firmin Sword of Peace.

Transfer of the Colonel-in-Chief of The Rifles

22 July 2020

Transfer of the Colonel-in-Chief of The Rifles

Earlier today in a short ceremony at Windsor Castle and Highgrove House, Gloucestershire the transfer of the Colonel-in-Chief of The Rifles from His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh to Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall took place.

Announcement of fatality

07 July 2020

Announcement of fatality

It is with great sadness that we must announce the death of a soldier from The First Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

Army discusses the future with industry

01 July 2020

Army discusses the future with industry

Today, over 320 members of the defence industry gathered virtually with the British Army at the Land Industrial Symposium to discuss mutual investment in the transformation of the Army and the future security and prosperity of the United Kingdom.

Korea 70

24 June 2020

Korea 70

On 25th June 1950, North Korea, backed by communist China and the Soviet Union, invaded South Korea. Answering the call of the United Nations, Britain and her Commonwealth allies were soon supporting the South Koreans and Americans.

Rising Star Award Winner

22 June 2020

Rising Star Award Winner

Sgt Pamela McNeill, a metalsmith in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, has been named as the winner in the ‘Defence’ category of the Rising Star 2020 awards, which celebrates female talent across a range of sectors.

Virtual Pride 2020

22 June 2020

Virtual Pride 2020

This year, due to Coronavirus, physical Pride events across the globe have been cancelled. Undeterred, the Army has a full schedule of virtual events that will ensure that LGBT+ soldiers and allies can celebrate, connect with each other, and above all, be visible.

Queens Birthday celebrated with Guidance Compliant Tribute.

13 June 2020

Queens Birthday celebrated with Guidance Compliant Tribute.

Throughout the pandemic, Guardsmen from the Household Division have continued to guard Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace, St James’ Palace and the Tower of London, in addition to forming a COVID Support Force. To pay tribute to Her Majesty on the occasion of her Official Birthday.