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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

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Extra 100 Armed Forces personnel to support Scotland's vaccine rollout

An additional 100 Armed Forces personnel have been made available from today (14 December) to accelerate the vaccine rollout in Scotland amid a wave of Omicron infections, bringing the total number of personnel supporting this effort to 221. Further support from the UK Government including Defence is on standby should it be requested or required.

Published: 15 Dec 2021

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Defence steps up support to vaccine programme

750 Armed Forces personnel have been made available to support the NHS, the Department of Health and Social Care and the Scottish Government to accelerate the vaccine booster programme.

Published: 13 Dec 2021

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British Army responds to the Atherton Report

The British Army and MOD sets out the cultural and institutional changes being made to create a safer environment for all service personnel, following the publication of the House of Commons Defence Committee Report on Women in the Armed Forces.

Published: 03 Dec 2021

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Army role in London Nightingale Hospital rewarded

An Army team who helped build London’s Nightingale Hospital in just 10 days have won a coveted award.

Published: 20 Nov 2021

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Serving with cancer: International Men’s Day 2021

International Men’s Day is a globally recognised day, marked each year on 19 November, which focuses on the value men bring to the world, their families, and communities. For the British Army, we are shining a spotlight on men’s health and wellbeing.

Published: 19 Nov 2021

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2021 British Army Sports Awards back with a punch

The Chief of the General Staff, General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith hosted a glittering ceremony to recognise the sporting excellence of Army athletes across 47 sporting disciplines, both nationally and internationally, over the past two years.

Published: 19 Nov 2021

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Sporting stars in line for Army awards

Two soldiers serving with the 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery are amongst 14 Army sports men and women who have been nominated for their outstanding individual performances in this year’s annual British Army Sports Awards.

Published: 17 Nov 2021