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RLC MEDIA CPL1 20240208 ARMY BAKEOFF 043 Careers

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

Lance Corporal Natasha Day, who has been recognised in the King's Birthday Honours List with an MBE, pictured at an awards ceremony in 2022. People

World Breastfeeding Awareness Week: A Soldier’s Story

LCpl Natasha Day, who set up the Defence Breastfeeding Network in 2020 and was recently awarded an MBE, tells her story as we mark World Breastfeeding Week 2023.

Published: 02 Aug 2023

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Military Working Horses set free for holiday frolics

At the end of the Summer Ceremonial Season, the military working horses from The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment are sent to the Leicestershire countryside for a well-deserved rest and recuperation.

Published: 02 Aug 2023

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Airborne medics care for Kenyan villagers

UK & Kenyan medics have joined forces to host mobile clinics for the rural Kenya population.

Published: 24 Jul 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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British Army goes on the road to support earthquake victims in Turkey whilst military medics share skills

The British Army’s airborne medics have brought care to isolated rural communities in Turkey whose medical facilities have not reopened since the earthquake.

Published: 02 Mar 2023