PM meeting with Defence Chiefs: 22 September 2016

govPM Theresa May met with Chief of the Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach and Ministry of Defence Permanent Under Secretary Stephen Lovegrove… More information

Muslim chaplain to the UK armed forces receives OBE for his services to defence

CHAPLAINThe Muslim chaplain to the UK armed forces has been presented with an OBE for his services to defence. Imam Asim Hafiz, Islamic religious advisor to the Chief of the Defence Staff and… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Falling behind on the world stage?

RAFEx US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has suggested that with the large scale cut backs to the UK Armed Forces the UK will no longer be able a full partner with the US. It is thought the comments will further the debate… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

The Defence Secretary,Chiefs send a Christmas message to Service Personnel

CHIEFSThe Defence Secretary, the Chief of the Defence Staff and the Permanent Secretary sent a Christmas message to all defence personnel. “This Christmas, many soldiers, sailors, airmen, marines and MoD civilians will be far from home – serving our nation across the… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Sir Nick Houghton takes over as CDS

NICK HOUGHTONChief of the Defence Staff General Sir David Richards handed over formally to his successor General Sir Nicholas Houghton today at the end of three years in the post. The handover was marked by a ceremony at Horse Guards Parade which was… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

New Chief of the Defence Staff is Appointed

CHIEFHer Majesty The Queen has approved the appointment of General Sir Nicholas Houghton GCB CBE ADC Gen to take over from General Sir David Richards GCB CBE DSO ADC Gen as the next Chief of the Defence Staff in July 2013. Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Defence, said… More information

CDS – On-board pilots are not indispensable…

CDSThe Chief of the Defence Staff has presented his vision for the future of the Armed Forces. In his speech Gen Sir David Richards said: “Together with my fellow Chiefs I have been examining how we should best use what we have and what we need for the future. We have to be hard-nosed realists; accepting we have less than we would wish but that we are still required to protect this nation’s interests…More information »

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