DIO has helped to create the first home for UK Space Command’s Headquarters at RAF High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire. The establishment of UK Space Command is a crucial step in the development of a coherent strategy for military space operations to advance UK interests.
When I was 23, I walked into a military camp for the first time in my life to be interviewed for a job as an admin assistant at the Headquarters of the Surgeon General. I was met by a large, tattooed Scottish Army Major who shook my hand and welcomed me at the start of my career ‘behind the wire’.
Work has begun on a new training facility which will secure HMNB Clyde as the central base for submariners in the UK.
A few weeks ago I was thrilled to be in Portsmouth Harbour to witness the culmination of three years of work on an unusual project. I’m DIO’s Principal Ecologist, which means I lead a team responsible for managing the habitats and species on MOD …
Much of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) training estate is accessible to the public, offering exciting opportunities to explore and discover some of the most beautiful and unique rural areas in the UK.
Last week, we hosted the first ever virtual Sanctuary Awards, celebrating the achievements of teams and individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to sustainability and conservation across the MOD estate.
This week we hosted the first ever virtual Sanctuary Awards ceremony! The Sanctuary Awards have been showcasing outstanding sustainability and conservation efforts across the Ministry of Defence (MOD) estate since 1991, celebrating the achievements of teams and individuals in the …
Without question, my apprentice roots have not only shaped who I am, but have deeply influenced my work, career, even my family and friends. After such a positive experience, you won’t find a more passionate apprenticeship supporter!
This week is National Apprenticeship Week and as DIO’s Graduate and Apprenticeship Lead, I’d like to share the work I’ve done to support our apprentices in navigating through the covid-19 pandemic.