Two men overseeing an SAS selection march in which three reservists died have been acquitted of negligence. L/Cpl Edward Maher, 31, L/Cpl Craig Roberts, 24, and Cpl James Dunsby, 31, died after the trek during which they carried up to 27kg (4st) on their backs on one of the hottest days of 2013.
A former soldier with the British army who fought for Kurdish forces against so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria has been given a prison sentence in Turkey, his mother says. Joe Robinson, 25, from Leeds, was arrested while on holiday in 2017 and charged with terrorism offences.
Women have been allowed to apply for close combat roles in the Royal Marines for the first time, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced, as veterans say the idea of a 'front line' in modern combat is outdated.
Soldiers must report their superiors if they think they are a suicide risk, the first ever suicide prevention booklet given to the armed forces says.The new pocket guide to help armed forces personnel spot and support those who may be struggling with their mental health will be launched on September 4th.
A former soldier has been found guilty of murdering a dog walker who suffered 45 knife wounds. Alexander Palmer, 24, was accused of attacking Peter Wrighton, with a knife in woodland near East Harling, Norfolk, last August. At Nottingham Crown Court, the former soldier had admitted being in the area but denied murdering Mr Wrighton in East Harling, Norfolk, last summer.
Research released today has highlighted how some vulnerable former servicemen and women slip through the net and end up homeless after leaving the Armed Forces. The veterans who took part in the study said they experienced a varied quality of advice on transitioning from Service and inconsistent support from Local Housing Authorities.
Thousands of soldiers who are held at high readiness will be vaccinated against anthrax, the Defence Secretary will announce. The announcement is part of a range of measures that will be announced by the Defence Secretary on Thursday, including £48m that will be invested to create a "cutting-edge" Chemical Weapons Defence Centre at Porton Down in Wiltshire.
One of the largest inquiries into the alleged abuse of teenage army recruits in Britain has collapsed after a "seriously flawed" investigation by the Royal Military Police. The judge halted the first of three court-martials at Bulford, amid problems of missing evidence and claims that witnesses were forced to make statements.
Military police are investigating bullying at Sandhurst after two recruits allegedly subjected another trainee officer to waterboarding. The Sandhurst cadets are said to have held down an individual, covered his face with a cloth and poured water over it, creating the sensation of drowning, according to a report in The Sun.