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Countess of Wessex makes first visit to REME as Colonel-in-Chief

Her Royal Highness, The Countess of Wessex, has visited the Regimental Headquarters of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) at MOD Lyneham, Wiltshire, in her role as their new Colonel-in-Chief.

Published: 01 Oct 2022

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Exercise Northern Strike proves a vital test for NATO partnership working

Reservists from 2nd Battalion, The Royal Irish Regiment and 7th Battalion, The Rifles have completed two-weeks training with the Michigan National Guard in the USA as part of the annual camp with NATO partners.

Published: 30 Sep 2022

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Paras make first Atlas jump

Paratroopers have made the first low-level parachute descents from the Royal Air Force’s A400M Atlas C Mk1 as the aircraft develops its tactical capabilities.

Published: 28 Sep 2022

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Back to their roots for future success – Grenadier Guards march 150 miles and four centuries back to the Royal Oak

The Inkerman Company, Grenadier Guards, will shortly deploy to Iraq on operational duties. Their surprising preparation has involved a fantastic historical adventure worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster, an ancient tree and a sapling, and a superhuman march across England during the hottest summer on record.

Published: 03 Sep 2022

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Royal Welsh Battlegroup conducts final exercise in Estonia

Over 800 British, French and Danish troops have conducted Exercise Dragon Charge on the Tapa Central Training Area in Estonia to reaffirm their interoperability and agility. It was the final, major, force-on-force exercise for the Royal Welsh-led Battlegroup, who come to the end of their six-month tour in Estonia serving as NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) on Europe’s eastern flank.

Published: 02 Sep 2022

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Top training for the Army’s four-legged recruits at the Defence Animal Training Regiment

Animals have played a vital role with the Armed Forces for centuries and, just like humans, they receive the highest level of training. From the horses in the Household Cavalry to the military working dogs of the 1st  Military Working Dog Regiment, the animals’ military careers all begin at the Defence Animal Training Regiment (DATR) based in Melton Mowbray.

Published: 22 Aug 2022

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Paratroopers compete for parachuting glory

Paratroopers have competed in an international military parachuting competition in the USA, building both their skills and relationships with NATO airborne forces.

Published: 15 Aug 2022

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Junior Soldiers graduate in proud day at Army Foundation College

11th August 2022 marked the successful completion of initial training for over 500 of the British Army’s newest soldiers in North Yorkshire.

Published: 12 Aug 2022

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Royal Irish Regiment soldiers join forces with US and Bulgarian troops on Exercise Platinum Lion

Soldiers from three nations with one goal have come together on a training exercise in Bulgaria.

Published: 11 Aug 2022

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Vigilant Fox strengthens UK, Finnish and USA ties

Around 150 British Army and Royal Air force personnel have deployed to Finland alongside US and Finnish armed forces for Exercise Vigilant Fox. The deployment follows the UK’s joint security declaration with Finland, signed in May.

Published: 09 Aug 2022