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Date Posted: Yesterday, 3:50pm
Entertain Space - The UK's first residential program of enterprise training for veterans is now open and taking applications. Entrain Space is designed to meet the needs of veterans transitioning from the military. When serving in the Forces, the time and space needed to focus on a future civilian life is often at a premium. Entrain Space exists to provide exactly that – time and space to retrain, to start a career and to reconnect wit...
Date Posted: Monday, 2 December 2019 @ 13:54
The home of BritishArmy infantry training opened its doors to a range of MOD personnel on Thursdayin a bid to show off the state-of-the-art techniques being used to developwarfighters.Infantry TrainingCentre (ITC) Catterick invited nearly 100 people to witness how modern thinkingand new equipment is turning millennials into effective troops that canrepresent their country with pride.New methods includewhat is known as Blended Learning, which invo...
Date Posted: Monday, 2 December 2019 @ 13:20
Scotty’s Little Soldiers, thenational charity for bereaved British Armed Forces children, is calling onpeople in the UK to wear their favourite bobble hat on Friday 6thDecember and raise money to support the children our fallen heroes have leftbehind.  Jodie Whittaker, star of DoctorWho and Broadchurch, is supporting the campaign and urging people up and downthe nation to get involved in Scotty’s Little Soldiers’ Bobble Hat...
Date Posted: Monday, 25 November 2019 @ 14:23
Richard Toy, CEO and John McDonough, Fleet &TWS Co-ordinator for RSS Infrastructure Ltd, attended the Armed Forces CovenantEmployer Recognition Scheme Awards on Tuesday 12th November 2019 atthe National Army Museum, London.Auctus Management Group Ltd and its subsidiarybusinesses, RSS Infrastructure Ltd and INFRA Skills Ltd, were honoured to beofficially awarded the Armed Forces Covenant Gold Award alongside other UK employers.All attendees we...
Date Posted: Monday, 11 November 2019 @ 08:07
Members of the armed forces lead the nation in commemorating the servicemen and women killed in all conflicts since the First World War.This year also marks the 75th anniversaries of numerous battles such as D-Day, Kohima, Arnhem and Monte Cassino.Personnel from the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force were present at the Cenotaph on Whitehall, London, as members of the Royal Family and senior politicians laid wreaths after the two minute...
Date Posted: Thursday, 7 November 2019 @ 11:35
Soldier of The Essex Regiment and an unknown soldier of an unknown regiment, who were killed during the Great War, were finally laid to rest with full military honours.On Tuesday 5 November, on what was the Western Front just over a century ago, a soldier of The Essex Regiment and an unknown soldier of an unknown regiment, who were killed during the Great War, were finally laid to rest with full military honours. The ceremony took place at the Co...
Date Posted: Friday, 1 November 2019 @ 11:06
The Defence Transition Service will support people as they transition to civilian life.Military personnel and their families are to receive enhanced support from the MOD as they re-join civilian life, the Defence Secretary has announced today.The expanded support includes the launch a new organisation, the Defence Transition Services, which will provide comprehensive support to service leavers.Dedicated MOD staff across the co...
Date Posted: Thursday, 31 October 2019 @ 12:57
The MOD is investing £3 billion in nine state-of-the-art jets which will enhance the UK’s tracking of hostile maritime targets, protect the British continuous at-sea nuclear deterrent and play a central role in NATO missions across the North Atlantic.Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said:"The arrival of the world-class Poseidon aircraft marks a step-change in the UK’s maritime patrol capability.""Using the world’s most advanc...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 30 October 2019 @ 15:44
The work was carried out on the Sandown-class mine countermeasures vessel (MCMV) by about 50 Babcock International employees plus specialist sub-contractors.The Rosyth team upgraded the ship’s sonar and communications systems, overhauled her propulsion systems and generators, and improved her fresh water tanks.Defence Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan said:"The HMS Pembroke refit is another example of the impressive engineering skills of our Sc...
Date Posted: Thursday, 24 October 2019 @ 10:37
The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is funding seven projects aimed at improving the welfare of Armed Forces personnel, it can today be announced.Nearly £1m is being invested to further develop and trial cutting-edge artificial intelligence, psychological, and neuroscience tools and technology such as brain scanners in a bid to boost the training, wellbeing, and mental health support offered to personnel.Minister for Defence People ...