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ACCDN OFFICIAL 20230624 050 Afdedinburgh 6515 Armed Forces Week

Armed Forces Day celebrated across the UK

From Stirling to Southampton, more than 100 events were held across the United Kingdom on Saturday to celebrate Armed Forces Day.

Published: 26 Jun 2023

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Airborne soldiers celebrate Armed Forces Day

With flags flying and celebrations of the bonds between the country and its military, the spirit of Armed Forces Day has been in full effect ahead of today’s national event in Falmouth in Cornwall.

Published: 24 Jun 2023

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Soldier recalls family links to Jamaica as UK marks Windrush 75

On the 75th anniversary of the HMT Empire Windrush arriving in Britain on 22 June 1948, a soldier tells the story of his family’s links to Jamaica.

Published: 22 Jun 2023

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Capsizing kayaks and Highland dancing for Army Reservists

Two reservists tell their stories of their experiences in the British Army as we celebrate Reservist Day in Armed Forces Week.

Published: 21 Jun 2023

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Royal Signals women conquer the powerlifting world

As we continue during Armed Forces Week to showcase some of our soldiers, today we celebrate the success of two female Signallers who are powerlifting world champions.

Published: 20 Jun 2023

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The voices of Armed Forces Day 2022 in Scarborough

As the curtain falls on a tremendous success in the northern seaside town, the personnel of the 1st Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment describe their thoughts on the occasion.

Published: 27 Jun 2022

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Scarborough is ready to showcase bond between military and society

The national Armed Forces Day event, which is the culmination of Armed Forces Week, will take place in Scarborough on Saturday in front of thousands of members of the public.

Published: 24 Jun 2022

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Shema has goals on and off the court

Every journey starts with one step. How far you go on that journey can be influenced by lots of different factors. Motivation is one of those factors and it can come from anywhere and at any point in your life.

Published: 23 Jun 2022

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Building capacity through teamwork and experience

As memories of the Covid pandemic begin to fade the collective experience of that time has yet to be definitively written. Yet for some that time of national and international crisis will remain with them for years and no doubt will inform how the UK and its partners approach a similar crisis should it occur again.

Published: 23 Jun 2022

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Army Captain makes long-distance triathlon history

To defy the impossible, to push your body beyond the peak of known human capability and to have the mindset to drive it there is what Royal Army Medical Corps Physiotherapist, Captain Kat Matthews has achieved in remarkable style.

Published: 22 Jun 2022