Gary Dunning

Gary Dunning served for 21 years in the Royal Logistics Corps. During that time, he went on eight operational tours to the Falklands, Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan. His experiences whilst on tour took their toll and Gary now suffers from severe PTSD, to the point where sometimes even going...

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Francis Stokes

Francis Stokes joined The Household Cavalry in 2009 just three months after his 16th birthday. He then spent two years based in Knightsbridge with the mounted side of the regiment and worked on various State Visits, the Royal Wedding and Trooping the Colour. In 2012, he moved to the armoured...

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Sean Reilly

Sean Reilly joined the Army in 1995 and has served both in the UK and in Germany. During his time in the military, Sean has held a number of posts and been deployed on numerous occasions. Sean’s deployments include three tours of the Balkans in the late 1990s and early...

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Ben Lamplough

Ben Lamplough served as a Vehicle Mechanic with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers for 12 years. Having served with various units, he deployed on Op Herrick 10 where unfortunately, he was involved in an IED explosion during a routine vehicle patrol. Luckily, Ben received very few physical injuries, and...

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Matthew Malley

Matthew Malley served in the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards for 10 years as an infantryman. During his career, he trained and received many qualifications in security, driving and team leading. Matt deployed on numerous operational tours; he deployed to Afghanistan twice and once to Bosnia, as well as many overseas...

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Rebecca Thorn

Staff Sergeant Rebecca Thorn enlisted into the British Army in 1997 as a driver in The Royal Logistics Corps and completed her basic training at the Army Training Regiment Pirbright. Over 19 years, SSgt Thorn served with distinction in locations around the world, including the UK, Germany, Oman, Cyprus, Poland...

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Michael Burton

Michael has always loved all things Motorsport and Land Rover. He served fourteen years in British Army’s The Queen’s Royal Lancers and after an amalgamation, two years in The Royal Lancers, leaving as a Squadron Headquarters’ Troop Sergeant. After serving on multiple tours and in training environments all over the...

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Luke Darlington

Luke Darlington joined Her Majesty’s Royal Marines on the 7th December 2009. After Luke passed out of training in September 2010, he was assigned to 42 Commando and went straight onto pre-deployment training for the upcoming tour to Afghanistan, Operation HERRICK 14. It was whilst serving in Afghanistan that he...

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Tony Compson

Tony Compson joined the Royal Marines in May 1980 and, after completing his training, was drafted to 45 Commando. On April 4th 1982, Tony and his squad deployed to the Falkland Islands. Unfortunately, whilst in the Falklands, Tony was injured during an air raid on their beachhead position. During the...

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Colin Murphy

Colin Murphy joined the Royal Navy in January 2005 as an aircraft engineer. After his initial training, Colin was based in Cornwall at the largest helicopter base in Europe, Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose, working on mark 1 Merlin helicopters. After a few years at RNAS Culdrose, Colin moved onto...

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