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Breetish Airmy

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The Breetish Airmy is the name o the defence force o the kintras o the Unitit Kinrick as weel as ony croun protectorates sic as the Isle o Mann, Chainel Islands an Bermuda.

Breetish Airmy
British Army
Foondit1 Januar 1660; 364 years ago (1660-01-01)[1][2]
Size82,040 leish kemps (2021)
29,740 reser sodgers (2021)
Pairt oBreetish Airmed Forces
PatronCharles III
Commander-in-ChiefCharles III
Chief of the General StaffGeneral Sir Mark Carleton-Smith[3]
Deputy Chief of the General StaffLieutenant General Sir Christopher Tickell
Army Sergeant MajorWarrant Officer Class 1 Paul Carney
War flag
Non-ceremonial flag

The Airmy is spleet intil 'Territorial Airmy', that is a pairt-time job, an' 'Regular Airmy', that wirks fu'-time, but baith airmies fecht in wars.

  1. Clifford Walton (1894). History of the British Standing Army. A.D. 1660 to 1700. Harrison and Sons. pp. 1–2.
  2. Noel T. St. John Williams (1994). Redcoats and courtesans: the birth of the British Army (1660–1690). Brassey's. p. 16. ISBN 9781857530971.
  3. "Lieutenant General Mark Carleton-Smith appointed new Chief of the General Staff". gov.uk. 5 Mey 2018. Archived frae the original on 16 Juin 2018. Retrieved 5 Mey 2018.