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Paratroopers of C (Bruneval) Company, 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment carried out a battlefield study to mark the 75th anniversary of the Bruneval Raid, the first successful British airborne mission.

The February 1942 operation saw troops parachute in to assault a German radar station at Bruneval, near Le Havre. The paratroopers captured radar equipment and technicians, before being...
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02/24/2017 at 17:30. Facebook
Seventy-five years on, Paratroopers from C (Bruneval) Company, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment prepare to retrace the steps of what was the first successful British airborne raid, Operation BITING, which earned the Regiment its first battle honour.

Archive imagery: Airborne Assault - The Museum of the Parachute Regiment & Airborne Forces
British Army
02/24/2017 at 10:50. Facebook
What are you capable of?

131 Commando Squadron, Royal Engineers often push themselves beyond their known physical limits. Could you do the same?
British Army
02/23/2017 at 18:19. Facebook
Congratulations! More than 500 teenagers march their way to new Army careers today when they graduated from The Army Foundation College in Harrogate.
British Army
02/23/2017 at 08:25. Facebook
The Mastiff Armoured Vehicle has returned to the desert in support of British troops. Seen here with members of 4 RIFLES working out of the Al Asad airbase where they have been training Iraqi forces.
British Army
02/22/2017 at 16:50. Facebook
An Apache attack helicopter, flown by pilots of 656 Squadron, 4 Regiment Army Air Corps, in slow motion hovering over the sea during a maritime training mission on Royal Fleet Auxiliary Argus.
British Army
02/22/2017 at 11:09. Facebook
"I want us to live all the values and standards that define us: selfless commitment, courage, discipline, integrity, loyalty and respect for others," - Commander Field Army Lieutenant General Patrick Sanders stands alongside the Army's LGBT community as he affirms his role as Army LGBT Champion.
British Army
02/21/2017 at 16:25. Facebook
The 1st Battalion Irish Guards have been inspected at the Major General's Review at Cavalry Barracks, Hounslow.

1 Irish Guards will be Trooping the Colour at The Queen's Birthday Parade on June 17, during this Sapphire Jubilee year. The regimental mascot, Domhnall, was also inspected.
British Army
02/21/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
In front of family and friends in Pokhara, Nepal, 270 newly recruited Gurkhas take the oath of allegiance to the British Crown, in a parade that confirms them as members of the British Army.
British Army
02/20/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
British troops are playing a leading role in NATO this year. There are 3,000 soldiers ready to deploy at short notice as a spearhead task force and the British Army will be leading a multinational Battlegroup in Estonia as a commitment to strengthen Euro-Atlantic security.
British Army
02/20/2017 at 08:25. Facebook
Soldiers with 1st Battalion the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (1 PWRR) found themselves taking part in a 'surprise march and shoot' during an exercise on the Sennelager Training area in Germany. The battalion is training as part of their current commitment in NATO's Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF).
British Army
02/19/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
Soldiers from 4th Battalion The Rifles (4 RIFLES) are coming to the end of a six-month operational tour in Iraq, where they have been providing protection and training for Iraqi forces in the fight against Daesh.
British Army
02/19/2017 at 10:18. Facebook
What am I prepared to do to win the race? - Captain Lee Stoddart, 1RHA

A brief insight to what it is like to be an alpine ski racer at the Army Divisional Ski Championships - check out the full video on our YouTube channel.
Find out how military working dogs are cared for and what they get up to by searching for Soldier Magazine.
An Army husband and wife have made history as Lt Col Gill Wilkinson hands over command of 154 (Scottish) Regiment Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) to her husband Lt Col Alan Wilkinson at the Regiment’s HQ in Dunfermline, Scotland.

The couple, who married in 1998, have become the highest ranking couple to follow each other in a command role.
A bit of Friday morning #fitness

Soldiers from The Band of the Grenadier Guards push themselves to the limit around Hyde Park, London, for their Annual Fitness Test, marching eight miles carrying 15kg in two hours.
The Gurkha class of 2017 arrives at Catterick to begin training. Good luck!
Exercise Wessex Storm on Salisbury Plain Training Area included ‘battlegroup resupply’ training for the Welsh Guards Battlegroup, where 220 vehicles and crew were resupplied in less than 2 hours.

This year’s exercise saw the Welsh Guards Battlegroup comprise three Welsh Regiments: 1 Battalion Welsh Guards, 3 R Welsh and 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards train for any future operations on a...
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Injured service personnel and veterans take part in a competitive Sled Dog Scurry, as part of the Phoenix Winter Games at Tedworth House provided by The Alaskan Malamute Working Association (AMWA) and Sled Dogs as Therapy [ Bit.ly Link ]
World War II heroes will get a chance to travel back to the beaches of Normandy for a final time in June. The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans, London black cabs and guardsmen from the Household Division helped launch the Taxi Charity's final trip 'Back to the Beaches'. Veterans are invited to join the trip, find out more on [ Bit.ly Link ]