Tags: Armed Forces

The Royal Marines

The Royal Marines

Susannah 13/11/2017 0
  The Royal Marines are the amphibious troops of the Royal Navy and one of the world’s most elite commando forces. They are held at a very high readin...
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Cocked Hats

Cocked Hats

Deb 03/08/2017 0
A bicorne, or cocked hat, is a two-cornered cocked hat which was worn during the 18th and 19th centuries and was adopted from the European and America...
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David Wright Founder of Wyedean

David Wright Founder of Wyedean

Rosie 11/07/2017 0
Wyedean was formally founded on 7th April, 1964, by David Wright. Before starting his own business, David’s first job after leaving school was as an a...
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The Invictus Games

The Invictus Games

Sarah 10/07/2017 0
  The Invictus Games are an international multi-sport event for Paralympic athletes. The first Invictus Games took place in 2014 in London. The event ...
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Haworth 1940s Weekend 2017

Haworth 1940s Weekend 2017

Deb 24/05/2017 0
        The annual Haworth 1940s weekend this year took place between Friday the 19th of May and Sunday the 21st of May.  This famous annual event see...
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Medal Ribbon

Medal Ribbon

Sarah 15/02/2017 0
Medals, Military Orders and Decorations are given to members of the armed forces to recognise and celebrate their personal accomplishments. Medal bars...
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International Defence Exhibition and conference (IDEX)

International Defence Exhibition and conference (IDEX)

Melanie 30/01/2017 0
The International Defence Exhibition and Conference, or IDEX as it’s more commonly known, is the most important tri-service defence exhibition in the ...
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United Kingdom Special Air Service (SAS)

United Kingdom Special Air Service (SAS)

Richard 09/01/2017 0
   The Special Air Service (SAS) is the British Army’s most renowned United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) unit. Its motto is ‘Who Dares Wins’ and has ...
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The Parachute Regiment

The Parachute Regiment

Rosie 04/01/2017 0
The Parachute Regiment, also known as “The Paras”, is an airborne regiment of the British Army that acts as support to the United Kingdom Special Forc...
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Why Do Troops Salute

Why Do Troops Salute

Karen 22/11/2016 0
 Salutes are primarily used in the Armed Forces to show respect. There are numerous methods for performing the salute including: hand gestures, rifle ...
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Remembrance Day 2016

Remembrance Day 2016

Kevin 02/11/2016 0
Britain will fall silent for two minutes to remember the end of the First World War on Friday the 11th of November. This tradition of holding a silenc...
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What Is The Official Use Of A Lanyard

What Is The Official Use Of A Lanyard

Sarah 24/08/2016 1
     A lanyard is also referred to a fourragère – and is a braided cord with a sharp spike at one end. The fourragère is a very old component of some ...
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Armed Forces Day 2016

Armed Forces Day 2016

Susannah 22/06/2016 0
  This year, Armed Forces Day, formerly Veterans’ Day, will be celebrated across the UK on Saturday 25th of June. It is a chance for everyone to show ...
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HMS Queen Elizabeth

HMS Queen Elizabeth

Rosie 15/06/2016 0
  HMS Queen Elizabeth is the lead ship of the Queen Elizabeth-class of aircraft carrier, with HMS Prince of Wales following closely behind in 2017. A ...
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Keighley SCC Appeal For Volunteers

Keighley SCC Appeal For Volunteers

Rosie 18/02/2016 0
    Keighley Sea Cadets Corps (SCC) and The Royal Marine Cadets are appealing for volunteers. Both are local non-profit youth organisations that work ...
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Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day

Melanie 08/07/2015 0
   On Saturday 27th June, Armed Forces Day was celebrated up and down the country for men and women who served, both past and present in the armed for...
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