WATCH | Merkava Tank Rolls Over As It Is Loaded Onto Flatbed Lorry

Footage has been shared on social media of the moment when a Merkava tank rolls onto its roof as it is loaded on to the back of a flatbed lorry. The footage starts as the driver of the tank lines himself up with the ramp on the back of the lorry. After a few moments,Continue reading “WATCH | Merkava Tank Rolls Over As It Is Loaded Onto Flatbed Lorry”

Fijian British Army Veterans Who Saw Active Service Lose Court Battle To Stay In UK

Despite seeing active service in Afghanistan and Iraq, eight Fijian-born soldiers have failed in their bid to overturn what they say were ‘bureaucratic errors’ which have resulted in them living illegally in the UK.¬† Mr Justice Garnham refused the veterans leave for a judicial review after claiming that the war heroes had made their claimContinue reading “Fijian British Army Veterans Who Saw Active Service Lose Court Battle To Stay In UK”

Interest In Joining The Royal Navy ‘Surges’ During COVID Pandemic

Interest in joining the Royal Navy has ‘surged’ during the coronavirus pandemic, the Navy has said. Applications to join the Royal Marines, Royal Navy and RFA are up by about a third on 2019. For commissioned officers, the figures went up by around 34%. For NCO ranks, including commandos, the figures went up by 28%Continue reading “Interest In Joining The Royal Navy ‘Surges’ During COVID Pandemic”

Fancy A Murano Rifle-Shaped Whisky Decanter With Four Engraved Whiskey Glasses?

If you enjoy whiskey and guns, then we have found the perfect thing for you: a Murano Rifle-Shaped Whisky Decanter With Four Engraved Whiskey Glasses. If you have a military enthusiast in your house, then I am going to hazard a guess and say that this would be an excellent buy for them. The¬†Murano Rifle-ShapedContinue reading “Fancy A Murano Rifle-Shaped Whisky Decanter With Four Engraved Whiskey Glasses?”

Army Lads Review Pontins On Tripadvisor

Some hilarious reviews of Pontins (Southport) have started to appear on Tripadvisor which seem to suggest that the military are making the most of the venue which is being used as a temporary base for COVID testing in Liverpool. One of the quirky reviews was shared in one of the social media groups moderated byContinue reading “Army Lads Review Pontins On Tripadvisor”

Teenager Mocked For Wearing Her Air Cadet Uniform To School On Remembrance Day Receives Outpouring Of Support

A teenager who decided to wear her Air Cadet uniform to school on remembrance day, only to be mocked by her classmates, has received an outpouring of support from the armed forces community.  As well as wearing her poppy with pride, the teenager also wore her blue Air Cadet uniform and beret as a mark of respectContinue reading “Teenager Mocked For Wearing Her Air Cadet Uniform To School On Remembrance Day Receives Outpouring Of Support”

Army Veteran Lands His ‘Dream Job’ At Microsoft

A US Army veteran has landed his dream job after months of living in his car.  Zach Jones spent three months living in his car as he studied for the job that he had always wanted since leaving the armed forces.  Zach had been trying for years to land the job at Microsoft, and all of his hardContinue reading “Army Veteran Lands His ‘Dream Job’ At Microsoft”

Meet The Former Squaddie Who Now Runs A Coffee Company

Darren, the owner and founder of hugely popular Tactical Coffee joined the Royal Regiment of Artillery in 1989 and after his basic training in Woolwich was posted to 17 Corunna Battery 26 Regiment RA in Gutersloh, Germany. Darren served as part of a Tactical Observation Team that directed artillery fire. He also served as aContinue reading “Meet The Former Squaddie Who Now Runs A Coffee Company”

Civilian Gets ‘Airborne’ Tattoo, And His Wife Now Reckons He’s ‘Basically Airborne’ And That She Is A ‘Military Wife’

There are a few qualities which you need before you embark upon a career in the military. It would help if you were brave as well as be willing to work as part of a team. You also need to be fit and be willing to take commands from your superiors.  I talk from experienceContinue reading “Civilian Gets ‘Airborne’ Tattoo, And His Wife Now Reckons He’s ‘Basically Airborne’ And That She Is A ‘Military Wife’”