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Montevideo, October 22nd 2018 - 06:37 UTC

Tag: Chief of the Defense Staff General Sir Nick Carter

  • Thursday, August 9th 2018 - 12:08 UTC

    Allies commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Amiens in France

    The battle of Amiens heralded the Hundred Days Offensive, a string of allied successes on the West Front which led to the armistice on 11 November 1918

    Members of the Armed Forces have led the UK and its allies in commemorating the centenary of the Battle of Amiens at an event in France on Wednesday. The Battle of Amiens was a major engagement in the First World War.

  • Friday, August 3rd 2018 - 09:53 UTC

    British Armed Forces face consultation review of the Troubles

    Sir Nick said serving and former service personnel should face action for “genuine” wrongdoing, but groundless cases “will not happen on my watch”

    The new head of the armed forces says he will not allow British soldiers to be “chased” by people making “vexatious claims” about their conduct in the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Chief of the Defense Staff General Sir Nick Carter told the BBC serving and former service personnel should face action for “genuine” wrongdoing, but he vowed groundless cases “will not happen on my watch”.