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HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

10 June 1921 - 9 April 2021

It is with the utmost sadness that we learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness was hugely significant in the Armed Forces having served operationally himself for many years, and he was respected by all who served alongside him and after him. He was made Field Marshal of the British Army in 1953, a rank he held until his death, and he enjoyed strong lifelong connections with many British and Commonwealth services, regiments and corps. His loss is deeply felt and our thoughts are with Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family.

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Training and Education

About Our Schools and Colleges

Training is a vital part of every soldier's and officer's professional development in the Army. There are different types and levels of training within the Army, from the moment you join and carry out Basic Training to learning a Trade during Initial Trade Training, to ongoing professional development undertaken through Subsequent Trade Training.

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Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) is where all officers in the British Army are trained to take on the responsibility of leading their fellow soldiers. During training, all officer cadets learn to live by the academy’s motto: ‘Serve to Lead’.

The role of the RMAS is to prepare potential officers for the responsibility of leading their fellow soldiers, and to instill in them the core values of the British Army.

RMA Sandhurst

Soldier Basic Training

Initial and Subsequent Trade Training

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