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02/24/2017 at 16:31. Facebook
211 days to go until Invictus Games 2017 in Toronto!

Training has begun in earnest ahead of the UK Team Trials in April
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With a bang and a splash the Royal Navy detonated a 500lb wartime bomb.

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The Irish Guards will be Trooping the Colour at The Queen's Birthday Parade this June during her Sapphire Jubilee.

The regimental mascot, Domhnall, will also be attending the event.

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02/21/2017 at 12:20. Facebook
More than 7,000 miles from her home in Plymouth, HMS Enterprise spends her final weeks of the Austral summer to support British scientists and use her hi-tech array of sensors to update naval charts produced long before the computer and sonar age.

During their visit the crew had the opportunity to meet some of the local wildlife at South Georgia's Gold Harbour. #Penguin Royal Navy

Enterprise finds ‘an over-abundance of cuteness’ surveying South Georgia
The amazing story of of a D-Day hero.

How much do you know about General 'Hobo' Hobart?

The legacy of ‘Hobo’, the wizard of tank warfare
Tomorrow we remember the 'Wizard of Tank Warfare', General Sir Percy Hobart on the 60th anniversary of his death. During the Second World War Hobart or ‘Hobo’ as his troops affectionately named him designed ‘Hobart’s Funnies’ a collection of peculiar looking Armoured Vehicles which helped give Allied forces the edge on D-Day. In 1944 the Nazis had heavily reinforced Europe’s coastline and a...
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The Royal Navy's crew volunteered for two days at orphanages in Sierra Leone as their ship visited the capital city, Freetown, as part of their nine-month deployment.

HMS Portland crew help African orphans | Royal Navy
Who doesn't like a bit of harmless horseplay?
Congratulations to 93-year old Trooper Rowland F Edwards on receiving the Legion d'Honneur - France's highest honour. Respect!
Welcome home to HMS Mersey!

The ship and her crew are back after more than a year helping to tackle people trafficking and drug smuggling.
Back to basics with stifling heat and creepy crawlies...

The Royal Marines are practicing jungle combat in Belize.
Our armed forces servicemen and women celebrate Burns Night with the ‘Address to a Haggis’. #BurnsNight2017 #RoyalTankRegiment
Members of the Royal Navy , Royal Air Force and the British Army are celebrating Burns Night with the 'Address to a Haggis'. #BurnsNight2017
What a good boy!
Descendants of those who served in the Battle of Passchendaele still have until 24 February to apply for the Tyne Cot Cemetery commemoration ballot.

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Check out some of the first images of the unexploded WW2 bomb removed and exploded by the steady handed Royal Navy divers early this morning.

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Royal Navy bomb disposal experts detonate German bomb found in the River Thames | Royal Navy
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