Her Majesty’s Services: A Brief Guide to British Armed Forces Ranks

Generalised UK Army rank 1890 to present, including majority of Commonwealth nations, largely unchanged today. Single chevron = Lance Corporal not private First Class. Some elite Regiments have Lance Sergents and Staff Corporals.

British Army Soldier in Full Combat Dress in Afghanistan by Defence Images, via Flickr

British Army Soldier in Full Kit in Afghanistan MOD 45152579 - Modern equipment of the British Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

British Military History Info-graphic - interesting

The Evolution of Army Kit - Brithish Soldier Equipment Through Recent Major Conflicts Infographic

British Army Crest

I have yet to research the US forces programs on PT nonetheless, the British Army provides extensive information to the public on all aspects of health and fitness.

Article on female British soldiers in Afghanistan. Captain Alice Homer is an officer with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. She has just spent six months running a small section of soldiers in Camp Bastion

It's a girl's life in the Army! Portraits from the Afghan frontline show how female troops are winning hearts and minds in Afghanistan

Military suitcase: Afghanistan Article on female British soldiers in Afghanistan. Captain Alice Homer is an officer with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. She has just spent six months running a small section of soldiers in Camp Bastion

The Great British Stiff Upper Lip. | 37 Reasons Why Great Britain Really Is Great

37 Reasons Why Great Britain Really Is Great

This is the military insignia for the ranks of the British Army during the Second World War, included on cap badges & collar gorget patches.

The Chindits – In 1943

In 1943 – The First Expedition The Indian Infantry Brigade Commander – Brigadier Charles Orde Wingate, DSO (Ex-Royal Artillery) Brigade Major – Maj.

A Jackal Armoured Vehicle is put through it's paces in the desert at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. The Jackal or MWMIK (pronounced EmWimmick) or Mobility Weapon-Mounted Installation Kit is a family of vehicles designed and developed by Supacat Ltd at their factory in Honiton, Devon (UK) for use by the British Army.  The primary role of the vehicle in the British Army is deep battlespace reconnaissance, rapid assault and fire support - roles where mobility, endurance and manoeuvrability are…

A Jackal Armoured Vehicle is put through it's paces in the desert at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan MOD

Great Britain's Royal Marine Commandos

Great Britain's Royal Marine Commandos

Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment, 1944.

TR Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment. Field Marshal Montgomery is wearing the beret and jumping jacket of the Parachute Regiment

British Army cap badges for Infantry Regiments (as of 2005)

These are military insignia which represent different symbols that are used as cap badges within the military depending on rank and affiliation.

BRITISH ARMY - 1) Lance Corporal, British Infantry of the Line, 1940-43 - 2) Troop Sergeant Major, Royal Scots Grey, 1942 - 3) Private, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, 1941-42

Small note, the kit bag of figure three has the name M Windrow stencilled on it. Martin Windrow was the original publisher, and later editor, of Osprey books.

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