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Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Robinson, Light Dragoons, receives an OBE. People

OBE for officer behind first successful Mali mission

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Robinson, Light Dragoons, will become an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. He planned and led British Army’s first operational tour in Mali, known as Operation NEWCOMBE.

Published: 13 May 2022

Staff Sergeant Andrea Pearson, RLC, receives the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service. People

Royal recognition for RLC Logistician

Staff Sergeant Andrea Pearson, Royal Logistic Corps, of the Stafford Detachment Regional Command, is being recognised in the latest Operational Awards List with a Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service.

Published: 13 May 2022

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Oxfordshire’s County Regiment, The Rifles, celebrated and commemorated

The county regiment of Oxfordshire, The Rifles and its antecedent regiments, The Royal Green Jackets and The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry were both celebrated and commemorated in the City of Oxford. The service marked the close affiliation the regiment has with Oxford dating back to 1782.

Published: 13 May 2022

Corporal Daniel Hoyland, 3 PARA, receives a Mention in Despatches. People

Brave Paras honoured in latest Awards list

Three Colchester-based Paratroopers are being recognised in the latest Operational Awards list for their outstanding bravery and selflessness during the evacuation of British nationals and eligible Afghans from Kabul last summer.

Published: 13 May 2022

Corporal Found, Private Fahim, Corporal Hoyland, receive awards in the latest Op List May 22. People

Bravery and compassion recognised in latest Awards list

The latest Operational Awards List 57 celebrates the work of British soldiers across the globe, with 16 personnel selected for recognition in the list, Troops deployed on Op Pitting are cited for their outstanding bravery and saving lives,

Published: 13 May 2022

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Thousands take part in milestone Tor De Force on Dartmoor

In glorious sunshine and after a two-year break, 2491 teenagers from across the South West of England took on the nation’s largest Defence led youth outdoor event, traversing the Dartmoor National Park, and tackling The Ten Tors.

Published: 11 May 2022

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Armed Forces in West Midlands stage Platinum Jubilee Tattoo

Yesterday (28 April) the Armed Forces and Cadets in the West Midlands came together to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and military support for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Published: 29 Apr 2022

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The Princess Royal becomes Colonel in Chief of the Intelligence Corps

The Princess Royal has been named as the new Colonel in Chief of the British Army’s Intelligence Corps, it is announced today, as she met with members of the Corps at St James’s Palace.

Published: 28 Apr 2022

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Army Adventurous Training Groups new wing in Halton

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst Officer Cadets have been the first students to use the brand-new facilities at the Army Adventurous Training Groups new wing in Halton, Lancaster.

Published: 27 Apr 2022

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"The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance’ team awarded a BAFTA

The British Army is celebrating today after two members of the Household Division were awarded with a BAFTA at the British Academy Film and Television Awards ceremony last night at an in-person ceremony at London’s ‘The Brewery’.

Published: 26 Apr 2022