Northumbrian University Officer Training Corps conducts an urban warfare exercise - Ex Urban Warrior.. The exercise included lessons on how to correctly enter buildings via various means following a main attack on the village.
Soldiers who administer units operating the Apache attack helicopter have competed against each other in a gruelling physical challenge.
AGC Sergeant Major Ben Culleton said: “Events like this emphasise SPS’s (Staff and Personnel Support Branch) ‘Soldier First’ ethos and build our team spirit. I’ve been hugely impressed by the effort, determination and warrior spirit shown by all of the... View details ⇨
Soldiers from 5th Military Intelligence Battalion have been putting a group of young Muslims from Glasgow through their paces, teaching them leadership, teamwork and life skills.
The aim of the exercise was not just to give the youngsters an insight into Army life and teach them something they had never done before, it was to break down barriers between the Muslim and Military communities..
Northumbria University Officer Training Corps (NUOTC) conduct urban warfare training, learning how to correctly enter buildings via various means. As the main attack on the village commenced the platoons had a competition to see whose platoon could make it through the urban assault course the fastest.
It’s week two of six for the Riflemen tackling the Junior Non-Commissioned Officer cadre hoping to promote to Lance Corporal. This week tests fitness, robustness and leadership to develop thinking and fighting men...
Soldiers from across all Rifles battalions are taking part in the cadre, which is being run by 1 Rifles.
The British Trans-Americas Expedition team of six from the Army, Navy and Royal Marines, have set off from Cape Horn, the southernmost tip of South America on the 20,000-mile journey to Prudo Bay in Alaska, the northernmost tip of America.
The soldiers and sailors aim to become the first motorcyclists to ride the length of the Pan-American Highway, the world’s longest road, in one continuous... View details ⇨
The first British troops to deploy to Estonia as part of NATO enhanced Forward Presence will leave this week. The soldiers from 5th Battalion The Rifles are the first wave of a total of 800 British troops to be stationed in the country.
"It's very good phys, very hard work," - a bit of #parkrun motivation for your Saturday morning.
The British Army Kendo team have taken part in the Army Martial Arts Championships in Aldershot. The modern Japanese martial art, which descended from swordsmanship and uses bamboo swords and protective armour, shares the same values and standards as the military. Major Tom Oakley tells us about... View details ⇨
HRH The Duchess of Cambridge is presented with a posy by 7 year old Katie Lorimer during Her visit with Prince William, Colonel of the Regiment to 1st Battalion Irish Guards on St Patrick's Day. Later the Royal Couple posed for group photographs with the Guards
Soldiers of 4 SCOTS at Al Asad Airbase in Iraq are currently training Iraqi soldiers in order to defeat the threat of Da’esh. The Scottish troops use Foxhounds while providing security for coalition troops serving in western Iraq.