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Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

Susannah 22/05/2018 0
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) is the Canadian national police service and an agency of the Ministry of Public Safety Canada. THE RCMP is un...
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High Sheriffs

High Sheriffs

Rosie 16/04/2018 2
A High Sheriff is a ceremonial officer appointed to each county of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Office of High Sheriff is a non-political ...
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The Royal Irish Regiment

The Royal Irish Regiment

09/04/2018 0
The Royal Irish Regiment is made up of two Battalions, one Regular and one Reserve. The regiment is the only one to be awarded the Conspicuous Gallant...
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Military Chaplains

Military Chaplains

Katie 15/03/2018 0
A chaplain is a religious representative who is attached to a secular institution such as a prison, military unit or hospital. Originally, the world c...
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Military White Parade Gloves

Military White Parade Gloves

Susannah 30/01/2018 0
White cotton tri-service gloves are worn on ceremonial parades in the British Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy. They are worn for ceremonial event...
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Royal Gurkha Rifles

Royal Gurkha Rifles

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The Royal Gurkha Rifles (RGR) forms part of the Brigade of Gurkhas in the British Army. They are a rifle regiment whose soldiers are recruited from Ne...
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Queen to formally commission HMS Queen Elizabeth.

Queen to formally commission HMS Queen Elizabeth.

11/12/2017 0
The Queen has formally commissioned the aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth. She was joined by Princess Anne, First Sea Lord Admiral, Sir Philip Jon...
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Royal Navy Sailors to perform Changing the Guard

Royal Navy Sailors to perform Changing the Guard

Rosie 30/11/2017 0
Royal Navy sailors are to perform Changing the Guard, often also referred to as the Changing of the Guard, at Buckingham Palace for the first time in ...
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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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The Royal Artillery (RA)

The Royal Artillery (RA)

Susannah 06/11/2017 0
 The Royal Artillery (RA) provides firepower to the British Army and is more commonly known as the ‘Gunners’. Regular and reserve units make up the Ro...
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The King's Troop 70th Anniversary Parade

The King's Troop 70th Anniversary Parade

17/10/2017 0
The King’s Troop 70th Anniversary Parade is due to take place on the 19th of October 2017 in Hyde Park, London. The event celebrates 70 years since th...
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The Royal Regiment Of Scotland

The Royal Regiment Of Scotland

Rosie 16/10/2017 0
    The Royal Regiment of Scotland is the most senior and only Scottish line infantry regiment forming a core part of the British Army. The regiment c...
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The Royal Air Force Regiment

The Royal Air Force Regiment

Susannah 05/10/2017 0
The Royal Air Force Regiment (RAF) is the ground fighting force for the Royal Air Force and provides a range of force protection. The Royal Air Force ...
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Royal Fleet Auxiliary

Royal Fleet Auxiliary

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The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) is a civilian manned unit delivering operational and logistical support worldwide for tasks undertaken by the Royal Na...
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Foot Guards

Foot Guards

Susannah 19/09/2017 0
The Foot Guards are the Regular Infantry regiments of the Household Division of the British Army. There are five active regiments of the Foot Guards a...
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Royal Hospital Chelsea

Royal Hospital Chelsea

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The Royal Hospital Chelsea is a nursing home and retirement facility for British Army veterans. The London-based Hospital is located on Royal Hospital...
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Royal Bermuda Regiment

Royal Bermuda Regiment

20/07/2017 0
Formerly known as the Bermuda Regiment, the Royal Bermuda Regiment (RBR) is the home defence unit of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda. Origin...
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The Invictus Games

The Invictus Games

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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HMS Queen Elizabeth is ready for Sea trials.

HMS Queen Elizabeth is ready for Sea trials.

Susannah 27/06/2017 0
As Britain’s largest ever warship,  it’s been an anxious and exciting wait for the launch of HMS Queen Elizabeth as it finally left its dockyard in Ro...
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Ranks Of The Royal Air Force (RAF)

Ranks Of The Royal Air Force (RAF)

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The Royal Air Force (RAF) introduced officer ranks in 1919. Prior to this, Army ranks were used.  Interestingly, many ranks within the Royal Air Force...
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The Rope Walk

The Rope Walk

16/05/2017 0
While in the modern industrial era rope is manufactured on a dedicated rope-making machine, traditionally it was made using what’s called a ropewalk. ...
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Lord Lieutenant

Lord Lieutenant

Rosie 19/04/2017 0
A Lord-Lieutenant is a personal representative for the British monarch in each county of the United Kingdom. They are appointed by The Queen on the ad...
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HMS Ocean

HMS Ocean

11/04/2017 0
 Did you watch the HMS Ocean documentary ‘Warship’ on Channel 4? The show captures Britain’s biggest warship as it sails to the Gulf to lead the US Na...
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International Women’s Day and the Military.

International Women’s Day and the Military.

08/03/2017 0
International Women’s Day started in 1910 when Clara Zetkin (a famous German advocate for Women’s rights) suggested the day become an international da...
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The Royal Tank Regiment

The Royal Tank Regiment

08/03/2017 1
The Royal Tank Regiment or RTR is the oldest tank regiment in the world. The RTR was formed as early as 1916 during the Great War by the British Army....
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Blue is the Colour

Blue is the Colour

22/02/2017 0
The soldiers chosen to Troop the Colour, on June 17th at Horse Guards Parade, have this year been examined to check they are up to the job. The 1st Ba...
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Why Do Troops Salute

Why Do Troops Salute

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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The Household Cavalry

The Household Cavalry

25/10/2016 0
The Household Cavalry (HCav) is made up of the Life Guards and the Blue and Royals - the most senior regiments of the British Army. These two regiment...
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Women In The Air Force

Women In The Air Force

Susannah 19/10/2016 2
During the First World War, members of the Women’s Royal Naval Service (WRNS) and the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) worked on air stations. The ...
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Women In The Military

Women In The Military

26/09/2016 0
 Women serving in the military has always been a controversial topic. As increasing numbers of countries begin to expand the role of women in their mi...
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HMS Prince of Wales

HMS Prince of Wales

13/07/2016 0
HMS Prince of Wales is the second ship to be constructed under the Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier classification after HMS Queen Elizabeth. The plan...
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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 th...
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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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Hand-Crafted Royal Navy Ship's Crests

Hand-Crafted Royal Navy Ship's Crests

22/01/2016 9
 As current holders of the contract for the supply of ship’s crests to the Ministry of Defence, Wyedean is proud to announce the launch of its new onl...
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The Military Medal Ribbon

The Military Medal Ribbon

Rosie 22/10/2015 0
          The Military Medal (MM), created by King George V in March 1916, was a way to acknowledge the acts of bravery in war which were not consider...
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A Royal Visit: Princess Anne

A Royal Visit: Princess Anne

28/02/2015 0
 2014 was a big year for Wyedean as it saw it celebrating 50 years of manufacturing in Haworth. To commemorate this special occasion, Wyedean received...
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A Royal Visit: The Duke of Kent

A Royal Visit: The Duke of Kent

01/07/2014 0
 In 2001 the Duke of Kent came to visit Wyedean. It was a great honour for the company to receive a Royal Visit, which was also attended by many local...
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