The Royal Air Force has for the first time attained prestigious recognition by renowned charity Stonewall as a ‘Top 100’ employer for lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people in Britain.
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RAF recognised as top lesbian, gay and bisexual employer
Already in 2011 British-trained Afghan Police in Helmand province have conducted numerous operations which have seen dozens of insurgents killed or arrested, the destruction of Taliban weapons, and a raid on an IED factory.
British-trained Afghan Police take on the Taliban
Technologies which could deliver benefits to the front line of the future were shown off today by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) who have received MOD research contracts.
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Future Defence kit showcased
Ongoing co-operation following the UK-France Summit and the mission in Afghanistan were top of the agenda during British Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox’s visit to Paris today.
Dr Fox meets his French counterpart
Four soldiers, severely injured during operations in Afghanistan, have been chosen as the ‘Walking With The Wounded’ team that will journey, unaided, to the geographical North Pole in April this year.
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Injured soldiers chosen for North Pole expedition