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British Army Sniper with L115A3 Rifle Deploys on a Mission in Afghanistan by Defence Images, via Flickr


Gurkha soldiers in the British army There are currently around 3,500 Gurkhas serving in the British army, and it has been suggested that the government still considers Gurkha units to be 'overmanned'.


The secret to the British success in the Falkland War, the soldiers of the British Army were able to walk across East Falkland carrying all their equipment and then fight for the high ground around Port Stanley.

from Mail Online

It's a girl's life in the Army! Portraits from the Afghan frontline show how female troops are winning hearts and minds in Afghanistan

Article on female British soldiers in Afghanistan. Captain Alice Homer is an officer with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. She has just spent six months running a small section of soldiers in Camp Bastion