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British Soldier killed in road traffic accident in Iraq

It is with deep regret that the Ministry of Defence has confirmed that a British soldier from the 9th/12th Lancers, and part of the Basra Rural South Battlegroup, has died in Iraq... 3 Feb 06

RAF Flying Officer Peter Pybis (left) and Lieutenant Lloyd Shanahan from the Fleet Air Arm stand down after the latest alert is called off, but next time it could be for real [Picture: MOD].

Wait, watch, then rescue: meet the medics who ensure combat casualties in Iraq receive rapid treatment

In the warm late-autumn sunshine of an Iraqi afternoon, a Fleet Air Arm helicopter pilot is reading... 2 Feb 06

Major General Euan Loudon GOC 2 Division meets some of the medics in a ceremony at Edinburgh's Redford Barracks. [Picture: Mark Owens]

Army medics receive Iraq medals

On Sunday 29 January 2006, 71 Army medics from 205 (Scottish) Field Hospital (Volunteers) were... 30 Jan 06