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  • Earn good money, learn new skills and have fun with the #ArmyReserve

    Join the Army Reserve 20 May '15, 9am

    Being a Reservist Officer means that you complete your training and military duties in your spare time. It makes it possible to gain many of the advantages of Army life and combine them with your civilian responsibilities and career. Initial Officer training consists of a series of mo...

  • 5 Battalion The Rifles take part in Ex KAPYONG BUGLE in Germany alongside @CanadianArmy

    5 RIFLES 14 May '15, 1pm

    5th Battalion The Rifles (5 RIFLES) 5 RIFLES is based in Alanbrooke Barracks, Paderborn, Germany and will return to Bulford, near Salisbury,in the UK in 2016. The Battalion consists of around 600 Riflemen who deploy from their base location on training and operations worldwide. The Ba...

  • Homepage 12 May '15, 1pm

    Airborne EOD masterclass for engineers British engineers hold bomb disposal masterclass with American counterparts at Fort Bragg, USA. Events mark 70th anniversary of VE Day Remembrance service at the Cenotaph in London marks 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day). Histori...

  • Best wishes to all serving in the @BritishArmy's newest Regiment, @theRoyalLancers, formed today: #the…

    The Royal Lancers 02 May '15, 3pm

    The Royal Lancers The Royal Lancers are 12 Armoured Infantry Brigade’s Reconnaissance Regiment based in Catterick, North Yorkshire. The Regiment currently forms the Lead Cavalry Battle Group, 12 Brigade’s reconnaissance battlegroup of choice. Our famous capbadge, represents our Regime...

  • Gun salute marks the Queen's birthday

    Gun salute marks the Queen's birthday 21 Apr '15, 3pm

    Regular and Reserve soldiers have marked the 89th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen on Tuesday 21st April in London at two visually spectacular events. The soldiers, horses and Guns of The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery rode out from their forward mounting base in Wellington Barra...

  • Army #bomb disposal experts called to defuse WW2 bomb in Bermondsey #London

    bomb disposal experts called to defuse WW2 bomb in London 24 Mar '15, 11am

    Army Bomb disposal experts have been called in to deal with an unexploded air drop World War 2-era SC 250kg German bomb near the Shard in Bermondsey. The bomb will have been dropped over London by the Luftwaffe in the 1940s but unusually did not detonate. It has lain undisturbed deep ...

  • Armoured vehicles travel ‘ship to shore’

    Armoured vehicles travel ‘ship to shore’ - 27 Mar '15, 10am

    Troops from 52 Port Squadron, 17 Port & Maritime Regiment RLC have conducted a beach landing with 42 vehicles from a military Mexeflote floating pontoon at Browndown Beach in Hampshire. The vehicles belonging to regiments of the 3rd (UK) Division included CVR(T) Scimitars, Mastiffs, W...

  • PARA to receive Victoria Cross for act of valour 26 Feb '15, 8am

    A British soldier who singlehandedly prevented considerable loss of life during an assault into a Taliban stronghold in Afghanistan is to be awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest mili-tary honour, it has been announced today with the publication of the operational honours and awards...

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