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Soldiers from @FirstFusiliers have been training in India with the 1/11th Gorkha Rifles. Exercise Konkan Shakti saw us, @HMSQNLZ, and the Indian Navy and Army training together to build on Indo-UK military co-operation 🇬🇧🇮@UKinIndian#IndiaUKFriendships#AjeyaWarriorrBIHx
🗣 “There’s a lot more to sniping than what people think” Do you have what it takes to be a sniper? Snipers from the Army,@RoyalNavyy and@RoyalAirForcee met to find out. Watch the full video to see what #Sniperr#BeTheBesttt
This year, the National Muslim Service of Remembrance took place in Manchester @1BMHC. This service honoured the significant contribution of Muslim soldiers who fought in the World Wars in the British Indian Army. Read more:…
Yesterday, the Secretary of State for Defence visited soldiers on Exercise Khanjar Oman. The air, land and sea components from British and Omani forces put on a display for visitors in #Oman, one of our Land Regional Hubs. Read more: #EnduringFriendship
How would you cross a body of water 🌊 as part of a competition? Check out how members of@3_rifless made their way across.👇 Read more about The #SwiftAndBoldl@RiflesRegimentnIb
🗣️ "It’s a huge privilege to speak to you all today and, as a former soldier in the Scots Guards, I can appreciate that these last fourteen weeks have not been easy." Minister for Defence People & Veterans congratulates our latest recruits. Read
Troops from @16AirAssltBCT have been supporting the Royal British Legion, by collecting at stations across London today on the launch of the #PoppyAppeal. Read more:… #EveryPoppyCounts #Poppy100
Joining soldiers today in London was @RossKemp in support of @PoppyLegion. LCpl Ashley Martin @ArmyMedServices, our ambassador for this year’s @PoppyLegion #PoppyAppeal helped launch the event, marking #Poppy100 . #EveryPoppyCounts
Earlier today Defence Ministers joined Armed Forces personnel on #LondonPoppyDay to support this year's Poppy Appeal. #EveryPoppyCounts #PoppyAppeal
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We wish a happy Diwali to @DefenceHindu and @DefenceSikhNW colleagues celebrating today. #Diwali is the Festival of Lights marking victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. 📸 A traditional Rangoli, drawn with chalk. Photo by Lt Col Ashok Rao9
On Tuesday, we held the #ArmyPeopleConference. Continuing to develop an inclusive and diverse culture was the main focus, alongside discussions about #FutureSoldier and how we can best deliver operational effectiveness. Read more:…
The last Commander of the @field_army was honoured by the #Bundeswehr in the German Ambassador's London residence yesterday morning. A true reflection of how close our two armies are in operations and in training. #StrongerTogether…
Torn between a career in television and a career in the Army, Lt Tim Benson joined the Army Reserve, and has been able to do both. Now a freelance director and camera operator, he explains how the #ArmyReserve has helped him grow. Read more:…
Junior soldiers and Army Leadership at the #ArmyPeople Conference 2021 have been talking about improving the experience of Army personnel.
.@ArmyCGS opening the #ArmyPeople Conference 2021 this morning: "It is not just the outcome that matters, but increasingly the manner in which we achieve it"
1/2. Army People Conference: Let’s not just make the British Army the most capable of its size anywhere in the world - let’s make it great. And more importantly let’s make it great to be in. For everyone.
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#Oman is one of our Land Regional Hubs, a concept that allows us to train and operate more persistently with our allies. Our Omani hosts have been helping @RIrishRegiment sustain themselves in the desert. Read more: #EnduringFriendship
Strong start to the 2021 Army People Conference 🚀 👨🏼‍🦱! Next @ArmyCGSyQ7DE
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#AfroCaribbean and Black soldiers and veterans gathered to pay their respects to the British West Indies Regiment at the @CWGC Hollybrook cemetery. They were joined by @Blackpoppyrose founder and historian Selena Carty. Read more:… #Remembrance
Welcome to our 60 Second Update for November. This month: 💪 The toughest patrol competition in the world 👨‍💻 Testing the future battlefield 🇦🇶 Trekking to the South Pole ⛪️ We remember our fallen comrcDNRo
British and Omani soldiers are conducting low level #training together on Exercise Khanjar Oman. The desert in #Oman is the perfect training area, providing a realistic environment for our soldiers. Read more: #EnduringFriendship #StrongerTogether
Happy Hallowe’en! 👻 Do you recognise where this ghostly soldier is standing? #halloweennb
700 soldiers, in teams of four, completed #BismarckChallenge21 earlier this month. The winners were @LDLightCav, though the true heroes were the staff from @1UKDivision who organised the competition. Find out more:…
This #BlackHistoryMonth, we’ve remembered the vital contributions of Black soldiers through history to today. Read more:… #ProudToBe
We are proud to announce that 18 officers and soldiers have been recognised for outstanding achievements in the Operational Honours and Awards List. Find out who received the awards:… #OperationalHonours #BeTheBest
🗣 “I’m so proud to raise money for the Poppy Appeal.” LCpl Ashely Martin is our ambassador for the Royal British Legion#PoppyAppeall. Launching today, it marks its 100th year. The money raised will support members of the#ArmedForcess community. #EveryPoppyCountss@PoppyLegionn9
.@ArmyInWales celebrated their ties to the Dutch town of Den Bosch with a painting depicting the Battle of 's-Hertogenbosch. The First Minister of Wales attended the unveiling, along with Dutch guests via video link. Read the full story:… #WorldWar2
Marhaba! Welcome! #EnduringFriendship sees @BritishArmy, @RoyalAirForce & @RoyalNavy #training intensively together with Sultan of Oman’s Armed Forces (land, sea & air) in the challenging and varied countryside of #Oman. #StrongerTogether #Cooperation
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🗣 “The Army has improved at a rapid pace especially for people like me” - Cpl Sanna Manka Cpl Manka moved to the UK in 2008, pursuing his dream of being a soldier. This week, he’s sharing his story for#BlackHistoryMonthh. Read #ProudToBee@BhmUKK8
My message to the Chain of Command on allegations surrounding the actions of British Army personnel in Kenya during 2012. @BritishArmy
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We’re training with our Omani allies on Exercise Khanjar Oman 🇴🇲#Omanan is one of our Land Regional Hubs, helping us to rapidly respond to emerging events around the world. Read…T1@1st_Aviationo@RIrishRegimentn@SCOTS_DGDId
“I’m immensely impressed, well done.” – @ArmyCGS #ExerciseCambrianPatrol may have finished, but the teams’ sense of accomplishment and achievement will last a lifetime. Watch the full video on YouTube: Find out more:
Have you ever wondered what qualities are required in a good sniper? Snipers from across the Army, @RoyalNavy and @RoyalAirForce competed this year at the Tri-Service Sniper Concentration 2021. Watch the full story here: #Sniper #BeTheBest
#ICYMI the 100-acre @FoxgloveCovert Local Nature Reserve at Catterick Garrison received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, despite an uncertain future. Read more:… #QAVS2021
Everyone needs to something different occasionally - even horses! @KingsTroopRHA 🏇 have enjoyed some time at@Official_DATRR in Melton Mowbray, as they take a break from ceremonial duties in#Londonn. Read…i #HorseGunnerss#HorsessG
Two years ago, Private Wilkinson was a site supervisor on a building site. After deciding on a career change, he deployed to Afghanistan with @TheParachuteReg where he helped support the evacuation. Read his story here:… #SoldierStories #ALifeLessOrdinary
At Copehill Down, Salisbury, @BritishAWE has brought together Industry and soldiers in a fully immersive training environment. Read more about how #AWE21 is using cutting edge technology to meet the complex threats of the future.… #Innovation
HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visited 4th Battalion @RiflesRegiment in Aldershot as their Royal Colonel. She presented medals to soldiers for service in Africa, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and was treated to a performance by @RIFLESband. @RoyalFamily @ClarenceHouse
NEWS: Soldiers deployed on a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali have killed 2 armed terrorist fighters after being engaged by small arms fire while on patrol. There were no UK or UN force causalities. Read more:…
#ExerciseCambrianPatrol isn’t just for British soldiers. India’s Fifth Gorkha Rifles and France’s Saint-Cyr earned gold medals. With teams from the US, Germany, and beyond, the international entrants certainly upped the ante. Read more:…
During the visit, The Princess Royal spoke to soldiers about the work they do on the modern battlefield, and in digital telecommunications. HRH has been Colonel-in-Chief for over 40 years!
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Earlier this week The Princess Royal, Colonel-in-Chief of the Royal Corps of Signals, visited soldiers who are currently in training on Exercise Flying Falcon in Wiltshire. The Signals are rehearsing the communications system that supports all @BritishArmy activity 📞�FS
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If the recent cold weather has you shivering, spare a thought for Captain Preet Chandi. Next month, she sets off on a 700 mile solo and unsupported trek to the South Pole, pulling a 90kg sled in temperatures as low as -50°C. Read more: #PolarPreet
While many of us dream of a #Caribbean life, Keva Hackshaw left his island home for adventure and purpose. He joined the Army, beginning his journey to being the first late-entry commissioned St Vincentian. Read Capt Keva’s story: #ProudToBe @BhmUK
NEWS: This morning, soldiers on exercise from @17_RLC saved the life of a man overboard in water off the Scottish coast. Responding to a mayday call, the boat’s crew searched the water and found him. They gave him first aid before he was winched to hospital by the coastguard.
“What unites people? Armies? Gold? Flags? Stories. There’s nothing more powerful than a good story.” - Tyrion Lannister Project Tyrion is our new #virtualreality training uses stories and scenarios to train soldiers for operations overseas. Read more:
Being a soldier means being ready to work anywhere, at any moment. For @UKArmyLogistics driver Sophie, that meant going from the #Afghanistan frontline to the forecourts of #Essex within eight weeks. Read Sophie’s story: #SoldierStories #BritishArmy
🗣️"AWE 21 is primarily...striving for excellence in the terms of our technological development" We challenged Industry to provide innovative solutions to our future soldier's training@BritishAWEE. Read…f #Innovationn#AWE211Z
A professional fitting and a sports bra are now standard issue for new recruits who need them. Working with @boobydoobras, studies show improved physical performance in training and other long-term health benefits from a correctly fitted bra. Read more:
Last week, Gurkhas across the Army celebrated #Dashain. Typically celebrated in Nepal and India, it symbolises the victory of good over evil. 246 Gurkha Signal Squadron marked the festival in style. Read more about our #Gurkhas: @R_Signals
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