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  1. Blunt to play in Sofia

    9th February 2009 by admin

    He is not just your regular English acoustic folk pop singer-songwriter whose debut album, Back to Bedlam, and single releases, especially Not that this beautiful song was alone. And if you knew a little about his personal life, you won’t be too wrong to assume that he is not coming to Sofia only for his  Read more…


  2. The Royal Dragoon Guards climb the Christmas charts

    15th January 2009 by admin small_dragoons_gold_disc

    The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards are commonly known as the ‘piping’ regiment of the Royal Armoured Corps… Their latest album (Spirit of the Glen: Journey) has held the top spot in the Classic Charts for 8 weeks and has, to date, sold more than 300,000 records worldwide and as such has achieved ‘Gold’ status. As a direct  Read more…


  3. Prince Harry to start pilot training

    24th December 2008 by admin prince_harry_pilot

    Prince Harry is to follow in his brother’s footsteps and attend RAF College Cranwell in Sleaford… Harry, currently an officer in the Royal Armoured Corps, Household Cavalry Regiment, will become a fully qualified Army Air Corps pilot eventually after two and a half years of training. His brother Prince William completed his training earlier this  Read more…


  4. Major Edwin Dolby passes away after a distinguished life

    15th December 2008 by admin medium_edwin_dolby

    Major ‘Eddie’ – the photographic ambassador of York has passed away recently…   One of the most successful Majors of the Royal Armoured Corps – the man who was once described as “York’s ambassador” for promoting the city through his photography and slideshows has died at the age of 92. The funeral of Major Edwin  Read more…


  5. A Soldiers experience in the State Opening of Parliament ceremony

    10th December 2008 by admin medium_Household_Cavalry_3

    For many, the State Opening of Parliament ceremony, held last Wednesday, is one of the most colorful events in the London ceremonial calendar… As well as attracting huge amounts of media attention, the ceremony can also be a daunting experience for the soldiers of the Royal Armoured Corps, who have been traditionally involved in escorting  Read more…


  6. Royal Amroured Corps regiment to escort the queen

    9th December 2008 by admin medium_household_cavalry_2

    One of the most famous regiments of the Royal Armoured Corps, The Household Cavalry, are to escort the queen in the State Opening of Parliament… Parliament will be formally opened with the Queen’s Speech giving an outline of the Government’s proposed policies and legislation for the coming session. The showpiece is the main ceremonial event  Read more…


  7. Royal Amoured Corps Veteran shares memories of Dunkirk

    24th November 2008 by admin

    A former member of the Royal Armored Corps, who served during the Second World War, remembers the horrors he and his comrades faced in Dunkirk, during the D-day landings. Gilbert Shimmin made a living with his hands as a mechanic and coach driver, but he never learned to swim with them. That led to terrifying  Read more…


  8. Armistice Day: last surviving veterans honor their fallen comrades

    21st November 2008 by admin

    We may have taken it for granted, but of the five million men and women who served in Britain’s armed forces in the war, only four are still alive. We may have taken it for granted, but of the five million men and women who served in Britain’s armed forces in the war, only four  Read more…


  9. Missing details of a fallen Soldier

    20th November 2008 by admin

    Details of a fallen soldier of the Royal Armoured Corps are needed…can you help? Phillip Mortimer Smith of the 11th Hussars (Prince Albert’s Own) Royal Armoured Corps, who died fighting in North Africa during the Second World War, is to be included in a roll of honour, being written by David Eason, a former lance  Read more…


  10. The Duke of Westminster attends new memorial service

    12th November 2008 by admin medium_bovington_memorial

    New war memorial unveiled at the home of the Duke’s beloved Royal Armoured Corps in Bovington… On Tueday the 9th of November, the 90th anniversary of the First World War, a new memorial was unveiled at Bovington to remember those who have died in more recent conflicts. The Duke of Westminster was the guest of  Read more…


  11. Armoured Corps veteran makes sky dive

    by admin medium_veteran_sky_dive

    Corps veteran, Jim Long, makes sky dive to raise funds for Royal British Legion Welfare Fund… On the eve of the 90th anniversary of the First World War, various generations of the British public are taking an interest in remembering those who were lost in the service of their country, as well as those who  Read more…


  12. Service men and women – past and present

    11th November 2008 by admin

    The Royal Army Service Corps, Royal Corps of Transport Association needs you! In the light of the 90th anniversary of WW1, it becomes impoprtant to not just remember those who have fought and died in the service of thier country, but to also remember the service men and women who experience the very same wartime  Read more…


  13. A new generation of rememberance

    1st November 2008 by admin

    Younger generations of people are activley participating in the rememberance of this country’s war heroes… On the 90th anniversary of WW1, record numbers have shown their continued support for the rememberance of the Soldiers who lost their lives for this country by pruchasing a poppy, something which a whole new generation of youngsters are taking  Read more…


  14. British army officers in Kansas building relationships with American officers

    27th March 2008 by admin

    200 British army and Royal Marine officers are currently in northeast Kansas, training and building relationships with American officers. “It’s all about developing skills, knowledge, attributes and motivation for the troops,” said Maj. Jo Bell, spokeswoman for the British Defense Academy traveling with the officers. “It’s all about building up their confidence.” Lt. Col. Ian  Read more…


  15. Photographs of British troops in Iraq

    by admin

    Collection of images from the Sun. A range of images of British troops in Iraq have been published by the SUN newspaper. Showing some of the human stories behind the army’s involvement, including helping Iraqis civilians and kicking a football around with Iraqi kids.


  16. Prince Philip celebrates St Patrick’s Day

    by admin

    Saint paddy’s day celebration for Queen’s Royal Hussars The Duke of Edinburgh celebrated St Patrick’s Day in Germany with soldiers of The Queen’s Royal Hussars (QRH). Prince Philip, the regiment’s Colonel-in-Chief presented sprigs of shamrock to 200 former servicemen. The Prince had also visited the Queen’s Royal Hussars in Basra in November 2006, when the  Read more…


  17. Harry – hugely grateful for having the opportunity

    7th March 2008 by admin

    PRINCE Harry has said he was disappointed at having to cut short his tour of duty in Afghanistan, but was keen to return to the frontline as soon as possible. The 23-year-old returned home yesterday, nearly 48 hours after a US website broke an embargo agreed between British media and the defence ministry not to  Read more…


  18. Prince Harry withdrawn

    by admin

    Prince Harry has been withdrawn from Afghanistan because of the media’s disclosure of his deployment there, the British Ministry of Defense said Friday. The prince had been deployed to Afghanistan since December. There was a media agreement to keep the information secret for security reasons, but a US Web site broke the blackout, prompting the  Read more…


  19. Prince Harry makes Queen proud

    by admin

    The Queen, said that her 23-year-old grandson had performed a good job in a very difficult climate. “There is a feeling in the family that it was right for the Prince to do his military duty,” one courtier said. “Like in any family there was concern for his safety but coupled at the same time  Read more…


  20. Homecoming troops parade in city

    29th January 2008 by admin

    About 3,000 spectators have turned out to watch troops parade through the city of Winchester to mark their return from active duty in Afghanistan and Iraq. More than 300 soldiers from The Rifles and the King’s Royal Hussars, the 1st Battalion Irish Guards and 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards took part. They were joined by personnel  Read more…