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The National Memorial Arboretum has held a service of dedication, in honour of 52 military staff killed in the line of duty. Relatives of those killed serving in the Armed Forces during 2012 attended the service at the memorial in Alrewas, Staffordshire, with each of the names read out in turn. Among the fallen were members of the Royal Navy, the Royal Air Force and the Army.
Sgt Maj Jason Craig and his eighteen-year-old son Fusilier Kieran Craig are briefly serving together in Helmand with 2 Scots, their tours overlapping for just a fortnight.
The Prince of Wales has officially opened a purpose-built "home away from home" for the families of wounded troops being treated in hospital. Charles met with wounded service personnel and their families before cutting a ribbon and unveiling a plaque to mark the opening of the Help for Heroes-backed Fisher House at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Hundreds of people gathered at Windsor Castle this afternoon to watch the annual Order of the Garter procession. Air Chief Marshal Lord Stirrup, the former Chief of the Defence Staff, was one of those being made a Knight of the Garter by the Queen.
The Duchess of Cambridge made her last public appearance before the birth of her first child when she joined thousands of well-wishers to celebrate the Queen's official birthday at the Trooping the Colour parade.
Chief of the General Staff General Sir Peter Wall has been made a Knight Grand Cross - just one of many military awards in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours
Personnel at RAF Akrotiri have been revising their bomb disposal skills to cope with any threats within the island’s Sovereign Base Areas.
A specialised employment service to advise injured servicemen and women about professional life after the Armed Forces has been launched.
Front line dogs that had completed up to two-year tours in Afghanistan (LONG TIME!!!) are now enjoying a rest :) Awww
"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them".
A service has been held in Cyprus to remember Drummer Lee Rigby who was killed two weeks ago in Woolwich. He was part of the 2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (2RRF) They wore his favourite football team's shirt, they held a special drumhead service in his memory.
44 Rugby players a team of serving or retired forces personnel set two new world records at Welford Road home of Leicester Tigers.
The family of Drummer Lee Rigby have thanked the British public, the Armed Forces and Police for the support they have received.
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The RAF’s Merlin helicopters have flown for the last timein Afghanistan. They are being sent home as part of the drawdown which could see British troops leave by the end of next year. Let's Hope This Happens!!!