Ban on women in ground close combat roles lifted

regimentThe Prime Minister and  the Defence Secretary have today welcomed the recommendation of the  Chief of the General Staff, General Sir Nick Carter, that the ban on  women serving in ground close combat roles be lifted from… More information

Prime Minister thanks employers supporting the Armed Forces

CAMERONPrime Minister thanks employers supporting the Armed Forces. Businesses who proactively advocate and support the Armed Forces community will receive awards at… More information

PM pledges £178 billion investment in defence kit

PRIME MINISTERThe Prime Minister will announce a £178 billion investment in defence equipment and support over the next decade when he unveils the government’s 5 year National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and… More information

New investment in counter terrorism for UK Armed Forces

COUNTER TERRORISMPrime Minister David Cameron announces investment in counter terrorism capabilities for the Armed Forces… More information

Chairman of the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body re-appointed

AFPRBThe Prime Minister has re-appointed John Steele as the chairman of the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body. The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has appointed John Steele to serve a second term of two years as chairman of the AFPRB from March 2016. The AFPRB provides independent advice to the… More information

Thousands celebrate Armed Forces Day

ARMED FORCES DAYPeople up and down the country have been celebrating the men and women of the Armed Forces, past and present, for Armed Forces Day. Marking its 7th year, events… More information

Penny Mordaunt – new Minister of State for the Armed Forces

PENNYPrime Minister David Cameron retains Philip Dunne and appoints Penny Mordaunt to roles in the Ministry of Defence. The… More information

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