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From mud monsters to magnificent steeds: British Army horses transformed

The British Army’s military working horses have enjoyed a relaxing break from duties at the Defence Animal Training Regiment in Melton Mowbray. Now they return to Hyde Park Barracks to be washed, groomed, and cleaned as they resume ceremonial duties.

Published: 30 Jan 2023

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Polar expedition world record for British Army captain

British Army physio ‘Polar’ Preet has made the furthest unsupported solo Polar ski expedition in history.

Published: 26 Jan 2023

In the foreground, a male Army Officer is standing on a parade square facing a group of soldiers standing in lines.  They are all wearing grey greatcoats and maroon berets. The soldiers are wearing white belts and gloves.   In the background, behind the soldiers is a large light-coloured building at the edge of the parade square. Ceremonial

Airborne Engineers pass test for Royal guard duties

23 Parachute Engineer Regiment prepare to stand guard over the Royal Palaces as they complete their Fit For Role Inspection before commencing ceremonial duties

Published: 19 Jan 2023

Two female Army chefs are standing in front of a kitchen preparation table looking at recipe books. They are both wearing traditional chef’s uniform: a tall white hat, double breasted-jacket, white aprons, and red neckerchiefs. In the background is a working kitchen with staff wearing the same uniform. Health

Military chefs go green in January

A collaboration with the food industry and a vegan charity has given military chefs the inspiration to get creative with entirely plant-based ingredients.

Published: 13 Jan 2023

WO2 Morris is a black man wearing a British Army multi-terrain pattern uniform, which is made up of greens and browns. On his right shoulder, you can see the Royal Artillery flash of bright red above bright blue. WO2 Morris is wearing a navy beret with a gold cap badge above his left eye. He is standing to the right of a green gun carriage, in the middle of a field with trees in the background. People

'Selfless and professional' Master Saddler stunned by MBE news

Warrant Officer Class Two Godfrey Morris, The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery’s Master Sadler, will be awarded the MBE. It was announced in the New Year’s Honours List 2023.

Published: 12 Jan 2023

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida walk past the Irish Guards' Guard of Honour. In attendance are also Tower of London Beefeaters and senior military personnel. The Tower of London is in the background. What We Do

Irish Guards honour Japanese PM as reciprocal access accord is signed at Tower of London

During a visit to the Tower of London today, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida signed what is being called ‘the most important defence agreement between our nations since 1902’.

Published: 12 Jan 2023

Sergeant Jade Baptie, who is being awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours List 2023. People

MBE for exceptional role model

Sergeant Jade Baptie has been recognised with an MBE in the New Year Honours List 2023 for her "drive, energy and relentless pursuit of excellence” in training the next generation of troops.

Published: 10 Jan 2023

For meritorious service medal on a black background. The medal is a silver metal engraves with a queen's crown and wreath. In the centre of the medal are the words "For meritorious service". The medal ribbon is burgundy and white - alternate thin white stripe, thick burgundy stripe, thin white stripe, thick burgundy stripe, thin white stripe. People

New Year Honours 2023: Army Commendations and Awards

The British Army has awarded some of its outstanding personnel and civil servants with a selection of commendations and medals including the Meritorious Service Medal, Chief of the General Staff Commendation, and Army 3 Star Commendations.

Published: 01 Jan 2023

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Soldiers and officers cited for New Year Honours in 2023 List

Fifty-nine Army personnel are recognised in the New Year Honours List 2023, announced in the London Gazette, 30 December 2022.

Published: 30 Dec 2022

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Canterbury homeless community served a festive treat

Army reservist soldiers from the 3rd Battalion Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment, once again, volunteered this year to cook and serve up a festive treat for Canterbury’s homeless community.

Published: 21 Dec 2022