British Army Colonel Commandant Appointments

What is a Colonel Commandant? Colonel commandant is a military title used in the armed forces of some English-speaking countries. The title, not a substantive military rank, could denote a senior colonel with authority over fellow colonels. Today, the holder often has an honorary role outside the executive military structure, such as advocacy for the… Read More

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A New Life…

“The British Army gives many a new life. Its not a job, but a lifestyle. Even if you come from nothing, and had the worst upbringing. It gives you a family, job security and some real life lessons.” Reference Spencer, N. (2019) This is for Anyone That’s Struggling with Life. Available from World Wide Web:… Read More

What is a Warrior Breakfast?

Soldiers are being encouraged to start the day with healthier meals to boost them for early morning exercise. Defence contractor Aramark has created the new menu in collaboration with HQ Regional Command. The so-called warrior breakfast includes options such as smoothies plus yogurt and fruit – while snacks such as avocado on toast are available… Read More

Are There Sex Differences in Training Loads during British Army Basic Training?

Research Paper Title Sex Differences in Training Loads during British Army Basic Training. Background To compare training loads between men and women during 14 weeks of British Army standard entry basic training. Methods Thirty-one male (mean ± SD: age, 21 ± 4 yr; height, 1.78 ± 0.08 m; mass, 77.1 ± 10.5 kg) and 28… Read More

Discover Your (Military) Benefits!

The British Army provides its personnel with a variety of entitlements, but knowing all the entitlements available can be confusing. However, personnel now have information at their fingertips thanks to the launch of the Discover my Benefits website. Available to all Regular and Reserve personnel as well as families and anyone who is interested in… Read More

What is Medically Non-Deployable (MND) Employment?

The British Army has introduced a new way of placing permanently medically downgraded personnel who cannot be retained by their unit into suitable roles elsewhere in the Service. The new process, known as medically non-deployable employment, differs from previous systems by allowing troops to be matched to posts beyond their unit and across the entire… Read More

British Army’s First Cold Weather Instructor Course

Led by extreme weather warfare specialists from the Royal Marines, the training package will be delivered in two phases and has been designed to help the Army meet the challenges of deployments such as Op Cabrit in Poland and Estonia. Capel Curig will host a 14-day mountain training stage in October 2019, when 30 soldiers… Read More