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Private O'Connor receives a Queen's Commendation for Bravery in the latest Operational Awards List. People

Courage rewarded with Queen's Commendation for Bravery

Private Lewis O’Connor, 2 PARA, is recognised in the latest Operational Awards List with a Queen's Commendation Bravery for his courage in aiding Afghan civilians who were seriously injured in a suicide blast.

Published: 13 May 2022

Staff Sergeant Andrea Pearson, RLC, receives the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service. People

Royal recognition for RLC Logistician

Staff Sergeant Andrea Pearson, Royal Logistic Corps, of the Stafford Detachment Regional Command, is being recognised in the latest Operational Awards List with a Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service.

Published: 13 May 2022

Corporal Daniel Hoyland, 3 PARA, receives a Mention in Despatches. People

Brave Paras honoured in latest Awards list

Three Colchester-based Paratroopers are being recognised in the latest Operational Awards list for their outstanding bravery and selflessness during the evacuation of British nationals and eligible Afghans from Kabul last summer.

Published: 13 May 2022

Corporal Found, Private Fahim, Corporal Hoyland, receive awards in the latest Op List May 22. People

Bravery and compassion recognised in latest Awards list

The latest Operational Awards List 57 celebrates the work of British soldiers across the globe, with 16 personnel selected for recognition in the list, Troops deployed on Op Pitting are cited for their outstanding bravery and saving lives,

Published: 13 May 2022

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Teamwork builds training success in Kuwait

Building a team of many talents and adapting to suit local culture has helped soldiers deliver a reconnaissance masterclass to Kuwaiti troops.

Published: 29 Mar 2022

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UK and Kuwaiti recce forces build skills together

The eyes and ears of the British Army’s Global Response Force have shared their skills with their Kuwaiti counterparts during demanding training in the desert.

Published: 22 Mar 2022

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Desert training as female Riflemen mentor Jordanian women

A British Army female engagement team (FET) from 2 RIFLES made history last month during Exercise OLIVE GROVE as the first females to mentor a platoon of female Jordanian infanteers; putting their skills to test in the Jordanian desert.

Published: 08 Mar 2022

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New medal unveiled to honour Kabul evacuation heroes

Members of the Armed Forces who were deployed in August 2021 to support the evacuation from Afghanistan will receive medallic recognition for their contribution. This was the largest humanitarian aid operation in over 70 years.

Published: 19 Jan 2022

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Keeping helicopters at high readiness

From the heat of the desert to Arctic cold, and from the high seas to high mountains, 1st Aviation Brigade Combat Team (1 Avn BCT) trains to provide helicopters for the British Army’s Global Response Force.

Published: 07 Dec 2021

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Parliament thanks airborne troops involved in Afghanistan evacuation

Airborne soldiers were on parade at the Houses of Parliament to be recognised for their efforts during the recent evacuation operation in Afghanistan.

Published: 24 Nov 2021