An “urgent safety notice” was sent out from British Army headquarters about the increased risk of heat injuries two months before a soldier fatally collapsed on a hot day, an inquest has heard.
An Army test group was told it was marching “inside the window” of safe operation on the hottest day of the year before a soldier fatally collapsed, an inquest heard.
Following in his family’s footsteps by joining the Army was a long-held ambition for Calum Cook. However, his boyhood dream and an aspiring career in the military was cruelly cut short last year.
A former head of the Army has expressed dismay at reports that legislation to protect military veterans from prosecution has been jettisoned from the Queen’s Speech.
A “mixture” of factors may have combined to trigger the fatal collapse of a young soldier on an Army test march, an inquest has heard.
A young soldier who collapsed and died on an Army fitness test was “panting” and complained of cramp before falling to the ground, an inquest heard.
A soldier who pulled out of an Army march during which another colleague fatally collapsed has told an inquest he “would have died” if he had not stopped.
An officer allegedly told a soldier “I’m surprised you’re still here – as it’s a hot day” months after running an exercise in which a colleague fatally collapsed in the heat, an inquest has heard.
An inquest into the death of a soldier on an Army training march during a hot day heard how another infantryman collapsed with a “suspected heat injury” an hour before.
The Government has scrapped the Army’s zero-tolerance drugs policy, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has confirmed.
“Hopeless” Boris Johnson has said he repeatedly crashes drones after trying his hand as a drone pilot alongside troops from the British Army.