The Desert Rats Ready Their Skills for Peacekeeping Mission

The second UK taskforce to deploy to the United Nations Peacekeeping Operation in Mali is undertaking its final mission rehearsal exercise before deploying. The Desert Rats follow in the footsteps of The Light Dragoons-led taskforce who received a welcome reaction Read More …

Melton military dog shortlisted for national award

A military dog based at Melton credited with saving the lives of ‘countless’ soldiers by detecting explosive devices during a long career serving in war zones has been shortlisted for a special national award. VROOM, a Melton military dog who Read More …

British ‘Hurt Locker’ explosives expert is killed while clearing ISIS bombs in Syria

A British bomb disposal expert has reportedly been killed clearing ISIS explosives in Syria where he was working to make homes safe for families. Former Lance Corporal Chris Harris, 41, was in newly liberated Raqqa when it is believed he triggered a device linked Read More …