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British Army's 'Polar Preet' becomes the fastest woman to the South Pole

British Army medical officer Captain Preet Chandi has set a new women’s Antarctic Speed World Record.

Published: 10 Jan 2024

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The Royal Engineers set sail for South Georgia

100 crew, six legs, five continents, ten countries, 15,000 nautical miles and 25 weeks the stats really do stack up for Exercise Atlantic Quest, the Royal Engineers’ adventurous sailing expedition to the foot of the globe – the South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands archipelago.

Published: 02 Jul 2023

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Army reservist wins National Geographic photography award

An Army reservist has won the landscape category in the National Geographic Traveller Photography Awards 2023.

Published: 18 Mar 2023

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Princess of Wales joins Army's polar world record breaker for inspirational school visit

The Princess of Wales joined the Army’s polar world record breaker Captain Preet Chandi to inspire children at a school in Derby.

Published: 09 Feb 2023

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Polar expedition world record for British Army captain

British Army physio ‘Polar’ Preet has made the furthest unsupported solo Polar ski expedition in history.

Published: 26 Jan 2023

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Paratroopers study Falklands Conflict

From sailing to the South Atlantic to the final battle at Wireless Ridge, paratroopers have studied the Falklands Conflict with the soldiers who fought it.

Published: 12 Jul 2022

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Falkland Islands soldier inspired by 1982 veterans

A soldier from the Falkland Islands has spoken of how the bravery and sacrifice of the troops who fought to liberate the islands 40 years ago motivated her to join the Army.

Published: 14 Jun 2022

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Polar Preet conquers South Pole close to world record

British Army physio Polar Preet has smashed expectations by completing her expedition to the South Pole almost a week ahead of schedule.

Published: 03 Jan 2022

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Good luck Polar Preet!

British Army Captain aims to be the first woman of colour to complete a solo expedition in Antarctica.

Published: 21 Nov 2021