Duke of Edinburgh Award for All Recruits?

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award could soon be made available to troops across all of the British Army’s initial trade training establishments. Having been part of military life for a number of years – particularly in the Army Cadet Force – the Service’s top brass want more youngsters to get access to it. A trial… Read More

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British Army & RN Make Top Three for Apprentices

The Royal Navy is in the top three of UK employers of apprentices. A nationwide assessment of firms, organisations, government departments, regional authorities and the military ranked the Senior Service third. The British Army topped the list drawn up by the government-run National Apprenticeship Service, with the RAF placed tenth. There are around 4,000 men… Read More

British Army Named Top Apprenticeship Employer

The British Army has been named the UK’s premier employer in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers awards. The scheme assesses organisations from the public and private sector and the Service was recognised for helping more than 8,000 apprentices gain new skills in 2019/20. More than 90% of new soldiers take up the offer of an… Read More

Career-Preparation Advice & Barriers for Athletic Trainers in a Military Setting

Research Paper Title Defining Athletic Training in the Military Setting: A Survey Investigation Into Professional Characteristics, Preparation, and Barriers in Clinical Practice. Background The skill sets of athletic trainers (ATs) provide a unique contribution to the US military’s optimisation of physical readiness, and these positions are becoming more prevalent. However, knowledge regarding the job characteristics… Read More

Courses Never Taught Me Anything!

“A precocious boy – a student at the University of the Witwatersrand by the time he was 15 – and bullied for it, reading was his connection to the wider world. Courses, he said, never taught him anything. The way to learn was to get a book that told you how to do things, and… Read More

Turn Your Passion For Fitness Into A Business

For many individuals, fitness and working out is much more than a portion of our daily routine or some kind of chore we feel we must endure. It goes much deeper than that. It becomes a part of you, an inner passion, it is in your blood. It is a science, a creative outlet for… Read More

Birth of the Royal Navy

“The Puritan Revolution (1640-1660) and the Dutch Wars (1652-1678) led England to establish a permanent national navy with a professional officer corps. It became the Royal Navy in 1660 under Charles II. The Royal Navy became essential in the defense of the island nation and the protection of merchant interests across the globe. Though a… Read More