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AHQCPL5 OFFICIAL 20230119 015186 Deployments

The Queen's Royal Hussars and Challenger 2 tanks perfect their skills on Exercise Tallinn Dawn

The Queen’s Royal Hussars and their Challenger 2 main battle tanks take part in Exercise Tallinn Dawn, a Mission Ready Exercise in Germany ahead of their deployment to Estonia on Operation Cabrit 12.

Published: 26 Jan 2023

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HRH The Earl of Wessex marks the formation of 1st Battalion London Guards

HRH The Earl of Wessex marked the formation of 1st Battalion London Guards at a reception in London’s Cavalry and Guards Club.

Published: 23 Jan 2023

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Defence Secretary announces combat power package for Ukraine

The Secretary of State for Defence today set out details of the most significant package of combat power to date to accelerate Ukrainian success in the war with Russia, including a squadron of Challenger 2 tanks.

Published: 16 Jan 2023

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Sergeant awarded MiD following three armed encounters with Mali gunmen

Sgt Humphries led his Jackal vehicle into a firefight enabling two soldiers to withdraw to safety. He has been awarded a Mention in Despatches in the Operational Awards.

Published: 25 Nov 2022

A British soldier, Sergeant Humphries, standing next to a military vehicle. He is wearing a camouflage uniform and in the background is a perimeter fence. People

Selflessness and bravery cited in latest honours and awards

Army personnel are being recognised in the latest Operational Awards List published in the London Gazette (25 Nov 22), in respect of worldwide operations for the period from 1 October 2021-31 March 2022.

Published: 25 Nov 2022

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Paratroopers receive long distance supplies by air

British paratroopers taking part in the Exercise Jebel Sahara in Morocco received supplies by air dispatch from the UK.

Published: 16 Nov 2022

A black and white image of two paratroopers taking cover during a battle behind a wall made of rocks. One is kneeling whilst the other is lying down firing a Bren light machine gun. Image copyright and credit is the Airborne Assault Museum, Duxford. Remembrance

Paratroopers remember the original ‘Red Devils’

Exactly 80 years to the day that paratroopers jumped into North Africa during the Second World War, the current generation of airborne soldiers paused training in Morocco to pay their respects.

Published: 12 Nov 2022

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Soldiers embrace the dark below in Wiltshire exercise

The Army Reserve infantry units of the 20th Armoured Brigade Combat Team (20 ACBT) combined their firepower and went underground as part of Exercise Spearpoint in October.

Published: 24 Oct 2022

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British Army rotates troops in Poland as part of NATO’s enhanced forward presence

The Royal Lancers have taken over from the Royal Dragoon Guards as part of the British commitment to NATO's US-led Enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroup in Poland.

Published: 18 Oct 2022

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Earl of Wessex visits riflemen in Estonia

Soldiers from 2 RIFLES were honoured to host their Royal Colonel, His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex, on 22 Sep 22 at their camp in Estonia.

Published: 28 Sep 2022