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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

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My Army Reservist training helped me save a life

Witnessing the physical and mental effects that trauma can have on serving personnel and their loved ones acted as a military calling for Private Lisa Whitcombe from Plymouth, making her want to do something worthwhile and give something back to the military.

Published: 20 Jun 2022

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Army Adventurous Training Groups new wing in Halton

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Officer Cadets have been the first students to use the brand-new facilities at the Army Adventurous Training Groups new wing in Halton, Lancaster.

Published: 27 Apr 2022

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Army deliver Alexander Stadium Commonwealth Games test event

British Army athletes helped put the lead venue for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games through its paces on Wednesday (20 April).

Published: 22 Apr 2022

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London Hospitals bid farewell to their military helpers

As the Military Aid to the Civil Authorities Operations in London wind down, Service Personnel and NHS staff reflect on the lessons learnt from each other and the support and professionalism shown on both sides.

Published: 19 Feb 2022

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Defence Fertility Network receives official status

Today marks the launch of the Defence Fertility Network as an official Defence support group, providing individuals, couples, and civilian partners across the Armed Forces a means to engage with others who have been on a fertility journey or are currently doing so.

Published: 01 Feb 2022

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New gym strengthens airborne soldiers’ fitness facilities

A new gym will help Colchester’s soldiers keep fighting fit for operations as the British Army’s Global Response Force.

Published: 31 Jan 2022

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Army signs up to Pregnancy Loss Pledge

The Pregnancy / Maternity and Return to work guidance has been updated to include the support available to those experiencing pregnancy loss. This year has seen the Army Child Bereavement Network established and Director of Personnel, Major General Paul Griffiths, signed the Miscarriage Association’s Pregnancy Loss Pledge on behalf of the Army.

Published: 25 Jan 2022

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Female Brigadier competes in one of world’s toughest endurance events

A female officer from Grantham commences on her journey across the Pennine Way as she aims to complete one of the world’s toughest endurance events, the 268-mile Montane Spine Race.

Published: 11 Jan 2022

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New Year Honours 2022 - OBE for medical planner

Lieutenant Colonel Caroline Vincent to receive OBE in New Year Honours List 2022, for ensuring Army recruiting and basic training continued during the pandemic.

Published: 07 Jan 2022