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British Army’s Golden Girl: Double Olympic Champion

28 July 2021

British Army’s Golden Girl: Double Olympic Champion

Former Olympian Major Heather Stanning OBE RA, a Battery Commander serving with 47 Regiment Royal Artillery, made history by winning Team GB’s first gold medal at London 2012.

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Proud day for Army children presented with medals at MOD Stafford

26 July 2021

Proud day for Army children presented with medals at MOD Stafford

Over 50 children from Army families at MOD Stafford were presented with medals on last week after the youngsters finished an activity book, designed to help the mental health of children from military families.

“I was told a woman couldn’t do it. This only made me more determined to try.”​

26 July 2021

“I was told a woman couldn’t do it. This only made me more determined to try.”​

Sergeant Pammie McNeill always wanted to be a soldier since dressing up in her granddad’s uniform as a child.

Army boxing clever to Tokyo 2021

26 July 2021

Army boxing clever to Tokyo 2021

At 57Kg Gunner Karriss Artingstall cuts a diminutive figure as a featherweight Olympic contender, but it has been nothing short of a super heavyweight long-term strategy by Army Boxing that got her into the ring at Tokyo 2021.

British Army women deliver military skills training in Jordan

23 July 2021

British Army women deliver military skills training in Jordan

An all-female team have been delivering military skills to the Jordanian Army.

Army basks in 24 degrees!

23 July 2021

Army basks in 24 degrees!

A four-year academic odyssey for 24 soldiers was marked in style, sunshine and smiles as they assembled on the steps of Portsmouth’s magnificent Guildhall having received their bachelors’ degree certificates at Portsmouth University’s graduation ceremony.

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 The return of the Scarlet Tunics, Ceremonial Guard restarts at Windsor Castle

23 July 2021

The return of the Scarlet Tunics, Ceremonial Guard restarts at Windsor Castle

The Grenadier Guards perform the first Windsor Castle Changing of the Guard for 15 months since the pandemic began.

The Sword and The Crown musical spectacular salutes HRH The Princess Royal

23 July 2021

The Sword and The Crown musical spectacular salutes HRH The Princess Royal

On the final night of the Sword and the Crown, a Military Musical Spectacular the Army in London provided a stunning displaying of music and drill for HRH The Princess Royal.

Gunning for Gold

23 July 2021

Gunning for Gold

When 26-year-old Karriss Artingstall climbs into the ring as Great Britain’s featherweight boxer she does so knowing she’ll be the first female Army boxer to represent her country at an Olympic Games and in her own words, “There to do a job and there to get myself onto that podium.”

A soldier is a soldier

22 July 2021

A soldier is a soldier

What does the word soldier mean to you? What image does it conjure in your mind? A person with a gun, his face daubed with camouflage paint in all likelihood. Turns out search engines think the same.