Personnel honoured for outstanding acts in Armed Forces Operational Honours and Awards List

Personnel awarded for Operation Pitting, the Defence response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and acts of heroism when off duty.




Operational Honours and Awards List May 2022

The latest Operational Honours and Awards List recognises the bravery, commitment and commendable service of Armed Forces personnel.




Armed Forces Minister visits East Africa to coordinate security support for Somalia

James Heappey visited Somalia and travelled to Kenya, Uganda and Burundi – all major contributors to the African Union mission in Somalia.




Lord-Lieutenant of Gwynedd celebrates high achievers from the Armed Forces community

Cadet Flight Sergeant Ysanne Duncan of No2 Welsh Wing RAF Air Cadets has been recognised by the Queen’s representative for the county and appointed as a Lord-Lieutenant cadet for Gwynedd for 2022.




Organised crime group members jailed

Members of an organised crime group involved in the supply of drugs and stolen military ammunition have been jailed for a total of 68 years and 8 months.