It is with regret that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Private Matthew Thornton, from 4th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (4 YORKS), was killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday 9 November 2011.
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Private Matthew Thornton killed in Afghanistan
The MOD today announced the winners of its prestigious Sanctuary and Energy Awards during a ceremony in London.
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MOD honours Conservation and Energy Award winners
Military and civilian health personnel were honoured for their work at this year’s Military and Civilian Health Partnership Awards, held in Birmingham yesterday, Wednesday 9 November 2011.
Military and civilian health personnel honoured
Peter Luff, Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, has outlined his vision for the future of infantry equipment, with adaptability being the main theme.
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Adaptability ‘crucial component’ of future infantry equipment
As part of the first tranche of Army unit moves confirmed by the MOD today as part of the Defence Rebasing Programme, 1,800 troops based in Germany will from January 2012 be brought back to the UK.
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First tranche of Army unit moves confirmed