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Family of World War 1 soldiers attend their relatives' funeral a century after they gave their lives13/06/2019 12:15:00
Niece and great nephews of British soldiers attend their relative's funeral 100 years after they were killed in World War 1.
Join DASA to launch the search for the future of the Naval operating environment13/06/2019 10:15:00
DASA, Dstl, and the Royal Navy have launched a multi-million pound funding competition to search for the future Naval operating environment.
Hundreds of British troops arrive in Croatia for airborne exercises12/06/2019 10:15:00
UK Armed Forces personnel will take part in Exercise Swift Response, a major multi-national exercise taking place across Europe this month.
RAF Typhoons scrambled to intercept Russian transport aircraft11/06/2019 15:15:15
Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoon fighter jets based at Ämari Air Base in Estonia launched on Monday 10 June to intercept two Russian transport aircraft that were flying close to Estonian airspace.
Working together with the United Nations11/06/2019 13:15:00
The Buddy First Aid Course will become the first aid course required to be completed by every soldier, from every country, contributing to UN Peacekeeping missions.
Work of JFC personnel recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours11/06/2019 10:15:00
Joint Forces Command personnel have been honoured by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for their contribution to UK defence, as part of her annual Birthday Honours.
The Military division of the Queen's birthday honours list 201910/06/2019 13:15:00
Defence personnel have been granted state honours by Her Majesty the Queen in the annual Birthday Honours List.
2020 May bank holiday will be moved to mark 75th anniversary of VE Day10/06/2019 10:15:00
The early May bank holiday in 2020 will move from Monday 4 May to Friday 8 May to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.