Your Cheat Sheet to the British Army
The UK's national land defence body, the BEST of the BEST!
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom. As of 2017 the British Army comprises just over 80,000 trained Regular, or full-time, personnel and just over 26,500 trained Reserve, or part-time personnel.
The British Army is actively engaged in operational duties across the globe. The work we do ranges from peacekeeping to providing humanitarian aid, from enforcing anti-terrorism measures to helping combat the international drugs trade.
Today, although all members of the British Army are expected to swear (or affirm) allegiance to Elizabeth II as their Commander-in-Chief. Day to day the Army comes under administration of the Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom) and is commanded by the Chief of the General Staff.
Throughout its history, repeatedly emerging victorious from decisive wars allowed Britain to influence world events with its policies and establish itself as one of the world's leading military and economic powers. The British Army has continued to deploy to many conflict zones, often as part of an expeditionary force, a coalition force or as part of a United Nations peacekeeping operation.
The British Army have qualified individuals in anything from Logistics, Engineering, Cyber, Construction, Medical, Veterinary, Culinary, Accountancy the list is endless, their skillsets know no bounds and neither does their loyalty and leadership.