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Paratroopers compete for parachuting glory

Paratroopers have competed in an international military parachuting competition in the USA, building both their skills and relationships with NATO airborne forces.

Published: 15 Aug 2022

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Parade will move to the left by 90 minutes..

Well, it was never going to rain on this parade, which was brought forward by an hour and a half on the instruction of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst’s Commandant to protect those taking part from the day’s higher temperatures. The Officer Cadets of Commissioning Course 213 were on the parade square in front of the magnificent Old College for 0930hrs instead of the traditional timing of 1100hrs.

Published: 15 Aug 2022

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Armed Forces celebrate Commonwealth Games 2022

All three-armed services pulled out all the stops to help deliver a safe and secure Games while showing how sport is also at the heart of almost everything they do.

Published: 13 Aug 2022

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Junior Soldiers graduate in proud day at Army Foundation College

11th August 2022 marked the successful completion of initial training for over 500 of the British Army’s newest soldiers in North Yorkshire.

Published: 12 Aug 2022

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Lieutenant General Sharon Nesmith becomes Deputy Chief of the General Staff

Lieutenant General Sharon Nesmith has taken up the role of Deputy Chief of the General Staff (DCGS), becoming the first female British Army officer to hold the rank of Lieutenant General and occupy this prestigious role.

Published: 12 Aug 2022

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Royal Irish Regiment soldiers join forces with US and Bulgarian troops on Exercise Platinum Lion

Soldiers from three nations with one goal have come together on a training exercise in Bulgaria.

Published: 11 Aug 2022

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Vigilant Fox strengthens UK, Finnish and USA ties

Around 150 British Army and Royal Air force personnel have deployed to Finland alongside US and Finnish armed forces for Exercise Vigilant Fox. The deployment follows the UK’s joint security declaration with Finland, signed in May.

Published: 09 Aug 2022

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Twins lead Pipes and Drums at Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Two sets of brothers, including a pair of identical twins, from The Royal Regiment of Scotland (SCOTS) will lead the Pipes and Drums in the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (REMT) 2022. The Muir twins as Pipe Major and Drum Major of 3 SCOTS and the Grant brothers as Pipe Major and Drum Major of 4 SCOTS.

Published: 05 Aug 2022

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HRH The Princess Royal visits Edinburgh for Tattoo rehearsal

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has joined senior service personnel for a final rehearsal of this year’s Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Edinburgh

Published: 05 Aug 2022

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Living in a material world

Advances in technology are driving change when it comes to the clothing worn by British soldiers.

Published: 04 Aug 2022