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‘new museum are(nt) rubbish’

Written by RSS Poster Daly History Blog on the 03rd September 2017 at 15:58 - Posted in Military Blogs

It’s been really interesting, over the past few years, visiting newly redeveloped museums. And even more interesting reading the various reviews. Lets face it, we all like a good moan. And even more, we like to try and knock down … Continue reading →

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What is Military History Now?

Written by RSS Poster Daly History Blog on the 05th August 2017 at 10:22 - Posted in Military Blogs

I’ve been watching some of the debates centred on military history with great interest. The Centenary of the Third Battle of Ypres (or is it Paschendaele?!) and the release of the film Dunkirk have inspired much navel-gazing and hand-wringing from … Continue reading →

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HNoMS Helge Ingstad

Written by RSS Poster Daly History Blog on the 04th August 2017 at 18:15 - Posted in Military Blogs

HNoMS Helge Ingstad, a Norwegian Navy Otto Svedrup class Frigate entering Portsmouth last week escorting the USS George HW Bush.Filed under: Uncategorized

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USS Phillipine Sea

Written by RSS Poster Daly History Blog on the 04th August 2017 at 10:37 - Posted in Military Blogs

USS Phillipine Sea, a Ticonderoga class cruiser of the US Navy, called in at Portsmouth last weekend escorting the Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS George HW Bush. It’s on it’s way home after a week-long exercise. Time for a paint … Continue reading →

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Being a Reservist Peacekeeper: Part Five

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog on the 24th December 2016 at 10:30 - Posted in Military Blogs

Army Reservist Private Belinda Houghton (25) from Blackpool is an Army medic currently serving with the 4th Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment as part of the United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) mission. Christmas is fast approaching here at the United Nations Protected Area in Cyprus. Spontaneous outbreaks of Christmas sing-a-longs and jingles that […]

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Being a Reservist Peacekeeper: Part Four

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog on the 17th December 2016 at 11:30 - Posted in Military Blogs

Army Reservist Private Belinda Houghton (25) from Blackpool is an Army medic currently serving with the 4th Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment as part of the United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) mission. Oh my goodness, time has really flown by. It is hard to believe that I have been here almost two months […]

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Soldier to Officer: Weeks 7 & 8

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog on the 01st December 2016 at 10:30 - Posted in Military Blogs

Hayley Larcombe served in the British Army as a qualified nurse for nine years. After a successful career, including deployments to Afghanistan and Kenya, she decided to apply for a commission into the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps as an officer. She was successful at the Army Officer Selection Board and has recently started […]

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Monuments Men: Part Two

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog on the 29th November 2016 at 16:14 - Posted in Military Blogs

It has been more than 70 years since the British Army last had the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives sections during the Second World War. Their job was to protect, stabilise and recover cultural property on the battlefields of North Africa, Italy and, after D-Day, across northern Europe. Lt Colonel Tim Purbrick, an Army Reservist […]

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Being a Reservist Peacekeeper: Part Three

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog on the 23rd November 2016 at 11:00 - Posted in Military Blogs

Army Reservist Private Belinda Houghton (25) from Blackpool is an Army medic currently serving with the 4th Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment as part of the United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) mission. The dark nights are drawing in even here in Cyprus which means the summer is truly over and Christmas is looming. […]

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Soldier to officer: Week Six

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog on the 22nd November 2016 at 13:15 - Posted in Military Blogs

Hayley Larcombe served in the British Army as a qualified nurse for nine years. After a successful career, including deployments to Afghanistan and Kenya, she decided to apply for a commission into the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps as an officer. She was successful at the Army Officer Selection Board and has recently started […]

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Soldier to Officer: Part Five

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog on the 18th November 2016 at 13:30 - Posted in Military Blogs

Hayley Larcombe served in the British Army as a qualified nurse for nine years. After a successful career, including deployments to Afghanistan and Kenya, she decided to apply for a commission into the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps as an officer. She was successful at the Army Officer Selection Board and has recently started […]

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Being a Reservist Peacekeeper: Part Two

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog on the 16th November 2016 at 14:00 - Posted in Military Blogs

Army Reservist Private Belinda Houghton (25) from Blackpool is an Army medic currently serving with the 4th Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment as part of the United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) mission. A month into our operational tour of Cyprus and we are all settling in nicely here on Blue Beret Camp. Originally named […]

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Soldier to Officer: Week Four

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog on the 11th November 2016 at 13:30 - Posted in Military Blogs

Hayley Larcombe served in the British Army as a qualified nurse for nine years. After a successful career, including deployments to Afghanistan and Kenya, she decided to apply for a commission into the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps as an officer. She was successful at the Army Officer Selection Board and has recently started […]

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Soldier to Officer: Week Three

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog on the 09th November 2016 at 16:15 - Posted in Military Blogs

Hayley Larcombe served in the British Army as a qualified nurse for nine years. After a successful career, including deployments to Afghanistan and Kenya, she decided to apply for a commission into the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps as an officer. She was successful at the Army Officer Selection Board and has recently started […]

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Soldier to Officer: Week Two

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog on the 04th November 2016 at 10:00 - Posted in Military Blogs

Hayley Larcombe served in the British Army as a qualified nurse for nine years. After a successful career, including deployments to Afghanistan and Kenya, she decided to apply for a commission into the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps as an officer. She was successful at the Army Officer Selection Board and has recently started […]

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