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Three brown horses stands next to three soldiers wearing brown ceremonial military uniforms. Ceremonial

Cavalry Horses return to duty for The King’s Birthday Parade

Among the 242 horses due to attend The King’s Birthday Parade this Saturday is Tennyson, who was one of the five Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment horses injured after being spooked by noisy building works while on extended exercises in Belgravia in April.

Published: 14 Jun 2024

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Cavalry Horses injured in London given respite care by The Horse Trust

The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment (HCMR) is pleased to announce that the Life Guards soldiers and five Military Working Horses (MWH) injured in London on 24th April 2024, are continuing to make remarkable progress in their recovery.

Published: 04 Jun 2024

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Army runners take on Sahara Desert marathon challenge

Four Army personnel and Robert Rinder (TV personality and barrister) are taking on the gruelling Marathon des Sables for The Army Benevolent fund (ABF).

Published: 13 Apr 2024

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British Army’s Gladiators winner on his career and that dramatic TV series victory

Major Finlay Anderson enjoyed a rollercoaster ride en route to winning the reboot of classic TV show Gladiators.

Published: 31 Mar 2024

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I wouldn’t be the person or mum I am without the Army

A Section Commander at the Defence School of Transport has successfully combined being a soldier and a mum and credits the British Army.

Published: 18 Mar 2024

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Apprentices rise to the challenge in a British Army Bake Off

Apprentices rise to the challenge in a British Army Bake Off National apprenticeship week for the British Army culminated in a challenge of the chefs.

Published: 17 Feb 2024

The Army Team of four tand on their boat with mountains and low cloud behind them in Kauai, known as the ‘Garden Isle’ of Hawaii at the end of their 35 day, 2800 row across the Pacific. Two of the team are wearing shorts and dark blue tops. Two of the team are shirtless. They have arms aloft with an orange flare lighting up the crew and boat in the dimming light. What We Do

Army officers battle fierce storms to complete world’s toughest row across the Pacific

Intrepid ocean rowers from The Royal Yorkshire Regiment have overcome fierce storms and 40ft waves to complete an epic 2800-mile row across the Pacific Ocean.

Published: 30 Sep 2023

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Breaking the stigma of fitness during pregnancy

Armed Forces personnel and civil servants recently took part in the Defence Perinatal Festival of Sport, a physical training day where all the participants were either pregnant or had been pregnant in the past two years.

Published: 26 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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Victory over Japan Day: My family’s WW2 legacy

For Royal Engineer Sergeant Derik Williams, it was his great grandfather’s bravery in the face of adversity during the Second World War, that inspired him to serve in the British Army.

Published: 15 Aug 2023