Posts tagged as British Army

Commonwealth nationals will be able to join the British Army without having ever lived here

Monday, November 5, 2018

Foreign nationals will be eligible to join the Armed Forces in greater numbers as British residency requirements for service are set to be scrapped. The Ministry of Defence will remove the need for Commonwealth citizens to have lived in the UK for five years before applying for service, it will be announced on Monday. An extra 1,350 personnel from oversees are hoped to be enlisted to the Navy, Army and…

British Army football final to be played in Tallinn

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Saturday, 8 September sees the annual British Army Super Cup football final, which pits the two best teams from the UK’s land forces regular and reserve units against each other. This time, and for the first time ever, it will be held outside of the UK, at the Lasnamäe Sports Centre in Tallinn. The Army Super Cup is the annual match between the British Army Football Association Regular Team winners…

Gallery: Ceremony marks start of The Yorkshire Regiment’s Estonian tour

Saturday, July 7, 2018

The eight month tour of the 1st Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, of the British Army, which will serve alongside the Danish members of the NATO Battle Group in Estonia, began yesterday, Thursday at a ceremony held at Tapa City Hall. The unit is to be based in Tapa, and replaces personnel of the 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh, which had been stationed in Estonia since the end of October last year,…