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Irish Guards form two new Companies with historic links for future role

Number 12 Company Irish Guards, the first of two new Public Duties Companies for the army, take on their exciting role

Published: 02 Sep 2022

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Army mascots come together for royal surprise

A secret gathering of Army mascots took place at Edinburgh Castle earlier this year, in order to capture a photographic memoir as part of Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

Published: 19 Aug 2022

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Revealed: What lies beneath the Salisbury Plain Training Area

Thousands of military personnel use Wiltshire’s Salisbury Plain Training Area (SPTA) every year and all are unaware that just a few feet beneath their boots and armoured vehicles there lies a magnificent history dating back nearly two thousand years, some of which has remained a secret, until now.

Published: 27 Jul 2022

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Field Marshal The Lord Inge

Field Marshal The Lord Inge, who served as both Chief of the General Staff and Chief of the Defence Staff in the 1990s, died on 20 July 2022, aged 86 years.

Published: 21 Jul 2022

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Belgium comes to London to remember its war dead

Each July, the British Army supports a unique Belgian Parade that takes place in London to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms from both sides of the Channel.

Published: 18 Jul 2022

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Paratroopers study Falklands Conflict

From sailing to the South Atlantic to the final battle at Wireless Ridge, paratroopers have studied the Falklands Conflict with the soldiers who fought it.

Published: 12 Jul 2022

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Exercise Normandy Scholar - learning from the past to protect the future

The battlegrounds of Northern France were the recent ‘war studies’ location for the officer cadets from the British Army’s Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) as their theories were tested on the Second World War sites of Normandy.

Published: 11 Jul 2022

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Prince Charles makes last visit to 2 Mercian

His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales has presented medals to members of 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment.

Published: 11 Jul 2022

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Army in Scotland welcomes Her Majesty The Queen to Edinburgh

The Royal Standard has been raised in Scotland as Her Majesty The Queen arrived to the sound of a Gun Salute from the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle.

Published: 27 Jun 2022

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Gun salutes, parades and a Royal week in Scotland

Each year Her Majesty spends a week visiting different parts of Scotland, known as 'Royal Week'. It’s a chance for The Queen to engage with many people who have made invaluable commitments to good causes and the community, as well as highlight the culture and traditions of Scotland.

Published: 24 Jun 2022