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Royal Gun Salutes mark Queen’s 96th birthday

In celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s 96th birthday, 21 April 22, Royal Gun Salutes have been fired across London and the United Kingdom.

Published: 21 Apr 2022

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Scottish infanteers team up with French allies

Soldiers from the 4th Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland (4 SCOTS) gave the Auld Alliance a distinctly modern twist when they represented the British Army on Exercise Gaulish in April.

Published: 13 Apr 2022

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Army celebrates civic honours with countrywide parades

Service personnel have conducted Freedom Parades along the streets of Bury St Edmunds, Edinburgh, Leeds, and York in the past two weeks.

Published: 09 Apr 2022

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Exercise Iron Challenge 2022 puts REME Soldiers in a different class

Over 200 soldiers from the Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers have taken part in Exercise Iron Challenge, the 3rd (UK) Division's Technical Training Exercise (TTX) at Longmoor in Hampshire.

Published: 04 Apr 2022

Rounds fired by The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery in Green Park to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen’s Accession to the Throne on the 7th February 2022. Platinum Jubilee

Accession Day Royal Gun Salutes Celebrated Across the UK

To mark the historic occasion of the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty the Queen’s accession to the throne, Regular and Reserve soldiers have been taking part in Royal gun salutes around the UK.

Published: 07 Feb 2022

Colour Sergeant Roger Coates to be awarded MBE in New Year Honours list 2022 People

Military recognised in New Year Honours

Outstanding leadership, medical excellence and a lifetime of dedication: The New Year Honours. A total of 68 Army personnel are recognised in the 2022 list, announced in the London Gazette today, 1 January 2022.

Published: 01 Jan 2022

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Troops surge to support the UK-wide booster programme

Army personnel are proud to be supporting the NHS and helping to keep people protected from Coronavirus. As the programme rolls out across the UK this week and next, we’ve spoken to some of those taking part.

Published: 18 Dec 2021

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Recce Reservists train hard in Scotland

The Queen’s Own Yeomanry have spent part of the winter honing their military skills on Exercise Rising Fox.

Published: 17 Dec 2021

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Extra 100 Armed Forces personnel to support Scotland's vaccine rollout

An additional 100 Armed Forces personnel have been made available from today (14 December) to accelerate the vaccine rollout in Scotland amid a wave of Omicron infections, bringing the total number of personnel supporting this effort to 221. Further support from the UK Government including Defence is on standby should it be requested or required.

Published: 15 Dec 2021

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Christmas on the front line

From Padres to patrols and from home-sent gifts to singing carols, what will our soldiers be doing while they’re away from family over Christmas and where can they find support?

Published: 15 Dec 2021