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Corporal Joe Gray is standing with his arms folded in front of a green colour army equipment transport vehicle, which is parked up in a military facility. He is wearing a dark blue beret with his regiment’s crest on it. His uniform is a camouflaged mixture of green, white and brown with a brown belt. He has his sleeves rolled up. People

Responsibility is a reward for Burton Sapper

At the age of 24, a soldier from Burton upon Trent is designing multi-million-pound buildings.

Published: 22 Sep 2023

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'You belong here', says latest British Army recruitment campaign

The British Army unveils latest recruitment campaign: ‘You Belong Here’ to challenge misconceptions among young people who do not believe they would fit in. Supporting the recruitment of 16- to 34-year-olds, across Regulars, Reserves and Officers, the new campaign speaks directly to young people by showing them we are always looking for people just like them.

Published: 04 Sep 2023

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Afghan women’s cycling team inspires the British Army at the UCI world championships

Early in August, elite Army cyclist, Sapper Louie Urquhart-Dixon joined the Afghan Women’s Cycling Team at a civic reception in Glasgow, celebrating the excellence and commitment of the cycling team.

Published: 29 Aug 2023

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A generation of new soldiers step off into their careers

Lifelong dreams were fulfilled as More than 400 junior soldiers graduated from Army Foundation College Harrogate to mark the successful completion of their phase one training.

Published: 17 Aug 2023

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There is ‘something about a soldier’ and the steadfast pipes and drums.

In 1949, as part of The Edinburgh International Festival of Music and Drama 'Something About a Solider' was performed in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens and was the inspiration for the Edinburgh Tattoo. The aim, to bring the Army’s contribution to the festival to life.

Published: 04 Aug 2023

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Refreshed Defence Command Paper sets out the future for Armed Forces

The Defence Command Paper Refresh published today (18 July), takes learnings from the war in Ukraine – and wider threats to our security – and sets out a plan to deliver a credible warfighting force that will keep us on track to act as a global heavyweight both now and in the future.

Published: 18 Jul 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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Army veteran shares insights on transitioning to civvy street

Army Veteran Steve Blake has made a successful transition from a long service career to one in civvy street and shares some thoughts on making such a move.

Published: 22 Jun 2023

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From fast food worker to troop commander

Lt Joe Gregg has come a long way from the Orkney Island working in an fast-food restaurant - all the way to troop commanding in the Royal Artillery.

Published: 21 Jun 2023

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British soldier awarded NATO’s top military accolade

A soldier from Northamptonshire has been recognised for his dedication and excellent service to NATO by being named as their Allied Command Operations Military Member of the Year for 2022.

Published: 19 Jun 2023