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Longest-serving Red Arrow retires after 'incredible' career
The Red Arrows' longest-serving pilot Squadron Leader Mike Ling has retired from the RAF after 21 years.
WWII hero who escaped from Nazi PoW camp
AN RAF doctor who escaped from a Second World War PoW camp has died at the age of 102.
Ex-soldier launches shipping container 'v
An Afghanistan war veteran has launched a campaign to make Britain’s first shipping container village.
New mental health project launched to sup
Royal Marines will have access to treatment thanks to a new initiative started by a serving commando.
92-year-old honoured for her heroic work
A switchboard operator at the communications HQ that oversaw the D Day landings, now 92, is handed France's highest honour for her heroic work as a 17...
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UK Pier closed after discovery of unexplo
Royal Navy bomb experts have destroyed a 19th-century shell after it was discovered just metres away from a popular pier.
100-year-old WWII hero has lifetime ambit
The dreams of a WWII veteran came true when he wore the ceremonial dress of the Grenadier Guards for the first time.
Heart-wrenching final letter of WWII hero
An RAF veterans heart-wrenching final letter to his wife - in which he told her 'cheerio darling' days before his death - has come to light 75 years a...
WWII hero laid to rest
A funeral has been held for one of the last Great Escape veterans who died aged 101
40 Commando receive peace prize for recor
A month-long Caribbean mercy mission by Royal Marines earned them the military’s highest humanitarian award – for an unprecedented fourth time