The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (in Berkshire) has been admired all over the world since the 1800s — the name changed from The Royal Military College to Royal Military Academy in 1947.
It is where ambitious soldiers and civilians enter eager to pass out in the Sovereign’s Parade a year later as confident British Army officers.
Its motto, ‘Serve to Lead’ is drilled into every Officer Cadet who passes through.
So, it was at no surprise that when the UK with partner nations committed to building the Afghan National Army Officer Academy (ANAOA), that the Afghans requested that it be…
Boots on the ground is key to this operation.
The patrol helped the peacekeepers understand the problems and security concerns within local areas.
Their presence also helped to reassure the local population that the United Nations is here to help. Finally, it will deter any terrorist activity.
The Long-Range Reconnaissance Group (LRRG) is part of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali, MINUSMA.
With UK Space Command recently standing up, find out why space matters and what our UK Armed Forces are doing to safeguard it.
Following an exercise where paratroopers jumped into Jordan in support of the Carrier Strike Group deployment, the soldiers from 16 Air Assault Brigade began to train alongside the Jordanian Armed Forces.
One of the units deployed was a Female Engagement Team led by Captain Smith. Female Engagement Teams can help to bridge cultural gaps and integrate female skills within our partner nations.
Humanitarian crises and natural disasters can strike at any time, leaving devastation for those affected. Examples of this include flooding, tsunamis, earthquakes and hurricanes, with many civilians losing their homes and belongings each year during storm seasons around the world.
Disaster relief operations are conducted as a multi-force approach, with government and non-government organisations from nations around the world working as one to help provide support and assistance to those affected.
Humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts ensure that those who are in need of assistance are provided with the essentials during times of crisis. This includes:
Outside the UK, the largest number of UK Armed Forces deployments are currently training or on operations in Africa. The UK has deployed many troops to Kenya whether for training or on operations in the form of short-term military training teams.
The UK and Kenya have a long history of working together, enabling troops to head out on operations and exercises and countering threats across the globe.
The Carrier Strike Group began the next phase of their maiden global deployment following operations and exercises in the Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and Black Sea.
The nine ships of the Carrier Strike Group between them visited eleven different European countries, operating alongside allies through a variety of exercises and operations.
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