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yesterday at 10:11. Facebook
How much do you know about General ‘Hobo’ Hobart, the Home Guard Corporal who became one of the heroes of D-Day?

Read the story behind how General Hobart of the @proudsappers and @Royaltankregt became one of the world’s most respected tank commanders and how his legacy still endures in the @britisharmy today.

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The legacy of ‘Hobo’, the wizard of tank warfare
HM Armed Forces
02/16/2017 at 13:42. Facebook
The Royal Navy welcomes the South African SAS Amatola to the HM Naval Base in Plymouth, the visit is part of broader engagements between the UK and South Africa. #GlobalBritain

Plymouth Naval Base hosts South African Warship
HM Armed Forces
02/15/2017 at 17:01. Facebook
In 60 seconds: What is NATO and how is the UK playing a leading role in the alliance in 2017?
HM Armed Forces
02/14/2017 at 20:42. Facebook
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02/14/2017 at 16:40. Facebook
Happy Valentine's Day everyone!
Royal Navy ship HMS Dragon has rescued 14 sailors in the Atlantic.
Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has announced that IHAT will close as early as this summer.
Airborne Gunners are taking the first steps on the Army’s promotion ladder.

7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery (7 Para RHA) has run a leadership course to give soldiers the skills, experience and qualification to promote from Gunner to Lance Bombardier.

The demanding four-week course started with classroom lessons about command, leadership and management at Colchester’s Merville...
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These British Army horses are getting smartened up for Her Majesty the Queen...
The RAF are currently in Nevada, participating in the world's premier air combat exercise alongside the Americans and Australians.

Typhoons are fighting their way into hostile airspace and launching precision strikes on ground targets. Training with the US Air Force's F-35A Lightning II for the first time, this has been a great opportunity to work with 5th Generation aircraft ahead of the...
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Royal Air Force playing major role in world's premier air combat exercise - News stories - GOV.UK
Check out this new video footage filmed from HMS St Albans' Merlin helicopter.

Earlier today the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force escorted Russian warships as they passed near UK waters.
Members of the Royal Navy , Royal Air Force , British Army and Foreign and Commonwealth Office celebrate Burns Night with the 'Address to a Haggis'. #BurnsNight2017
Fingers crossed (or paws crossed?) for Charlie!
The new National Army Museum will be opening its doors to the public on 30 March 2017, showcasing over 2,500 objects in five new state-of-the-art galleries! #NewNAM
See some of the first images of the unexploded German WW2 bomb removed and exploded by our specialist Royal Navy divers in the early hours of this morning.

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Royal Navy bomb disposal experts detonate German bomb found in the River Thames | Royal Navy
#DefenceInTheMedia: Armed Forces flooding assistance, Northern Ireland, and progress in Mosul. [ Link ]
2017 will see the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele, but how much do you know about it?

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Eight things you may not know about the Battle of Passchendaele