To protect the nation, we step forward and meet every challenge
The British Army protects the United Kingdom’s interests at home and abroad, providing a safe and secure environment in which all British citizens can live and prosper.
Life in the Army
If you’re thinking about joining I’d say just go for it – the Army is a fantastic career. LCpl Laura Phillips, Royal Signals
8 members of the Household Cavalry have paraded in front of His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex to find out who will receive the Princess Elizabeth Cup and all eight will flank Her Majesty The Queen at her birthday parade on the 2 June.
Private Lewis O’Connor, 2 PARA, is recognised in the latest Operational Awards List with a Queen's Commendation Bravery for his courage in aiding Afghan civilians who were seriously injured in a suicide blast.
The finest equestrians from The British Army and the UK Armed Forces are starring and competing in the Royal Windsor Horse Show this week. A highlight of the Mounted regiments’ calendar, the Show always provides an opportunity to compete alongside sporting heroes as well as put on a performance of military riding excellence for the public.
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Robinson, Light Dragoons, will become an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. He planned and led British Army’s first operational tour in Mali, known as Operation NEWCOMBE.
Staff Sergeant Andrea Pearson, Royal Logistic Corps, of the Stafford Detachment Regional Command, is being recognised in the latest Operational Awards List with a Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service.
The county regiment of Oxfordshire, The Rifles and its antecedent regiments, The Royal Green Jackets and The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry were both celebrated and commemorated in the City of Oxford. The service marked the close affiliation the regiment has with Oxford dating back to 1782.
By parachute and helicopter, British, French, Italian, and Montenegrin troops have demonstrated their readiness to deploy together in response to global crises.
Britain Takes Lead Role In Enhanced Forward Presence
The Army is currently deployed in over 80 countries around the world. Deployments vary in strength from single military advisors to full operational deployments.Baltics
Our Serving Troops
The British Army comprises of 112,000 experienced, committed and highly skilled Regular and Reserve soldiers.