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11Nov 20

Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day Celebrations.

By |11 November 2020|Categories: British Army, Charity Events, Exhibitions, Military Forces, Military Uniforms, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, Royal Navy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every year we as a nation unite to remember those who have fallen fighting for our country. This year celebrations will be a little different due to Covid. The annual Remembrance Sunday March past at the Cenotaph, [...]

27Aug 20

The Armed Forces and COVID-19

By |27 August 2020|Categories: British Army, Charity Events, Exhibitions, Military Forces, Military Uniforms, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Coronavirus has disrupted many of the Armed Forces celebrations this year. Armed Forces Day, which was supposed to see celebrations across the country on the Saturday 27th June had to be cancelled. The Red Arrows performed a flypast [...]

4Mar 20

The Blues and Royals Regiment

By |4 March 2020|Categories: British Army, Military Forces, Military Uniforms|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Blues and Royals regiment is made up of the Royal Horse Guards (RHG) and the 1st Dragoons. They are a cavalry regiment in the British Army and, along with The Life Guards, make up the Household Cavalry [...]

4Feb 20

75th Anniversary of VE Day

By |4 February 2020|Categories: British Army, Military Forces, Military Uniforms, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, Royal Navy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of VE, or Victory in Europe Day. On 8th May 1945, Winston Churchill made an announcement on the radio at 3pm after enemy forces had surrendered the previous day. He said, [...]

27Nov 19

Mess Dress Uniform

By |27 November 2019|Categories: British Army, Military Forces, Military Uniforms, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, Royal Navy, Wyedean|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mess dress uniform is not to be confused with full dress uniform. Mess dress is the semi-formal uniform worn by the military, police and other public uniformed services. The uniform is worn for certain ceremonies and celebrations [...]

30Oct 19

The Life Guards Regiment

By |30 October 2019|Categories: British Army, Military Forces, Military Uniforms|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Life Guards (LG), along with The Blues & Royals, are the most senior regiments in the British Army. Together they form the Household Cavalry Regiment (HCav).  The regiment was formed in  1660 by King Charles II. [...]

24Oct 19

Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday 2019

By |24 October 2019|Categories: British Army, Charity Events, Military Forces, Royal Air Force, Royal Marines, Royal Navy, Wyedean|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Remembrance Sunday, will be held on Sunday 10th November. The National Service of remembrance will be  held at the Cenotaph at Whitehall in London at 11am. The service honours the service and sacrifices of the Armed Forces [...]

24Sep 19

Operation Market Garden

By |24 September 2019|Categories: British Army, Military Forces, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy|Tags: , , , , , , |

This year, the 17th of September, marked the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden. This World War II mission was fought in the Netherlands from 17th – 25th September 1944. Market Garden consisted of two sub operations. [...]

22Aug 19

The Royal Logistic Corps

By |22 August 2019|Categories: British Army, Military Forces, Military Uniforms|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) is not only the largest Corps in the British Army, it is also an incredibly diverse organisation. Its soldiers work on both peacekeeping and on operations. The RLC’s main function is to [...]

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