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Birthday Honours 2024: Operational Honours and Awards List 61

Armed Forces Operational Honours and Awards List Number 61 is published alongside the King’s Birthday Honours List in the London Gazette on Saturday 15th June.

Published: 14 Jun 2024

A man in a kilt salutes whilst holding his bagpipes on a beach. Remembrance

Remembering again the stirring sounds that accompanied D-Day landings

On June 6 1944, a lone Scottish piper played his comrades ashore as they stormed the beaches during the Normandy landings of D-Day. 80 years on and that familiar melody has echoed through the early morning French air once again.

Published: 06 Jun 2024

A portrait of a man in uniform with his arms crossed. People

From farmers field to reconnaissance in the field

After years in the farming industry Scott Spavins decided to plough a new furrow in the British Army.

Published: 08 May 2024

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Army Reservists train on Apollo

A ‘blue print’ partnership between 215 (Scottish) Multirole Medical Regiment (215 (Sc) MMR) and NHS Fife allowed medical reservists to enhance their skills using simulation training on a high spec mannequin named ‘Apollo’.

Published: 26 Apr 2024

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British Army moves a step closer to the next generation mobile fires platform

A significant milestone in the modernisation of our artillery was reached today, following a landmark defence agreement with Germany.

Published: 24 Apr 2024

An image of Challenger 3, the British Army's latest tank prototype. Equipment

British Army’s most lethal tank prototype rolls off production line

British Army soldiers are a step closer to getting their hands on one of Europe’s most lethal tanks, as the latest Challenger 3 prototype has finished production in Telford.

Published: 18 Apr 2024

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Half a century of service: The Scots Guards very personal thank you to HRH The Duke of Kent

The Scots Guards' special thank you and farewell, as His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent retires as their Colonel after a remarkable 50 years' service.

Published: 14 Apr 2024

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Army runners take on Sahara Desert marathon challenge

Four Army personnel and Robert Rinder (TV personality and barrister) are taking on the gruelling Marathon des Sables for The Army Benevolent fund (ABF).

Published: 13 Apr 2024

A man in a blue vest stands with his arms crossed in front of the Gladiators logo. People

British Army’s Gladiators winner on his career and that dramatic TV series victory

Major Finlay Anderson enjoyed a rollercoaster ride en route to winning the reboot of classic TV show Gladiators.

Published: 31 Mar 2024

A female in uniform pets a very happy black Labrador. A military vehicle is located behind her. People

I wouldn’t be the person or mum I am without the Army

A Section Commander at the Defence School of Transport has successfully combined being a soldier and a mum and credits the British Army.

Published: 18 Mar 2024