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Some of the UK’s top engineering companies gathered at an event in London to learn about the benefits of employing Army Reserves.
Deputy Commander Land Forces Major General Ranald Munro, told businessmen from more than 20 top companies about the work of the Royal Engineers. General Munro, the most senior Army Reserve in the British Army, explained the vital work done for the Armed Forces by the Engineer Group.
Read more: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/employers-briefed-on-the-benefits-of-army-reserves

Some of the UK’s top engineering companies gathered at an event in London to learn about the benefits of employing Army Reserves.

Deputy Commander Land Forces Major General Ranald Munro, told businessmen from more than 20 top companies about the work of the Royal Engineers. General Munro, the most senior Army Reserve in the British Army, explained the vital work done for the Armed Forces by the Engineer Group.

Read more: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/employers-briefed-on-the-benefits-of-army-reserves

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The Corps of Army Music, celebrating its 20th Anniversary, recently took on the infamous 3 peaks challenge, with a twist. In addition to the usual trek up the 3 highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales the soldiers also performed a fanfare on their fanfare trumpets.

Concert spectacular tops off Invictus Games part 2

The Invictus Games ended with a spectacular 5-hour concert headlined by the Foo Fighters at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.

The concert was opened in true military style by the pipes and drums of 2nd Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles.

Read more here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/concert-spectacular-tops-off-invictus-games

Concert spectacular tops off Invictus Games part 1

The Invictus Games ended with a spectacular 5-hour concert headlined by the Foo Fighters at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London.

The concert was opened in true military style by the pipes and drums of 2nd Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles.

Read more here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/concert-spectacular-tops-off-invictus-games

A Royal Navy warship has seized £21 million worth of cocaine after a 12-hour pursuit across the Caribbean.
After receiving information that a suspicious-looking vessel had been spotted by a maritime patrol aircraft, HMS Argyll, which is on counter-narcotics operations in the region, deployed to intercept it.
Read more: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/royal-navy-drugs-bust-in-caribbean

A Royal Navy warship has seized £21 million worth of cocaine after a 12-hour pursuit across the Caribbean.

After receiving information that a suspicious-looking vessel had been spotted by a maritime patrol aircraft, HMS Argyll, which is on counter-narcotics operations in the region, deployed to intercept it.

Read more: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/royal-navy-drugs-bust-in-caribbean

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1914 v 2014

In commemoration of the Centenary of the First World War, soldiers of the Queen’s Dragoon Guards on operations in Camp Bastion have recreated iconic images of soldiers on the battlefields of the Great War 1914-1918. The collection demonstrates the 100-year difference in uniform and equipment.

Current images by Cpl Daniel Wiepen; Crown copyright.

A Commonwealth Service took place today at Glasgow Cathedral - the first of the national events to reflect in particular the contribution of the Commonwealth nations during the First World War.

The event was attended by His Royal Highness Prince Charles, the Prime Minister, and 1,400 invited guests including Commonwealth Representatives, senior Defence Ministers and military officials, charities and faith groups. 

After the service there was a wreath-laying at the Cenotaph in George Square, with music provided by the Band of the Parachute Regiment and the Pipes and Drums of the 1st Battalion Scots Guards. 

Afterwards Prince Charles took the salute as Armed Forces personnel marched past followed by veterans of previous conflicts led by the Band of the 6th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

The First World War commemorative event in Folkestone, Kent, saw the arrival of His Royal Highness Prince Harry to dedicate the new ‘Step Short’ memorial arch. 

The command to ‘Step Short’ was given - the command given to the troops as they marched down a steep hill to the quayside on the way to the battlefields 100 years ago. A normal march would not be possible. 

Today, service personnel paraded down this route to the harbour.

The Government of France has told the UK Ministry of Defence that it wishes to recognise the selfless acts of heroism and determination displayed by all surviving veterans of the Normandy landings, and of the wider campaigns to liberate France in 1944, by awarding them with the Legion d’Honneur.
Read more: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/d-day-veterans-award-of-the-legion-dhonneur

The Government of France has told the UK Ministry of Defence that it wishes to recognise the selfless acts of heroism and determination displayed by all surviving veterans of the Normandy landings, and of the wider campaigns to liberate France in 1944, by awarding them with the Legion d’Honneur.

Read more: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/d-day-veterans-award-of-the-legion-dhonneur