A Bidding and Allocation Management System (BAMS Online) went live across the Defence Training Estate this summer. It is a new online booking service for our Armed Forces.
In Belize, we often cope with tropical storms, flash floods, wild fires, lightning storms and drive for hundreds of miles in dangerous conditions.
DIO volunteers recently joined colleagues from the Environment Agency to clear patches of Himalayan Balsam. Read on to find out why this was necessary.
Recently I was fortunate enough to be able to visit our overseas training area in Belize with Brigadier Simon Stockley and his team. Here are my impressions of our operation in Belize.
It’s Bees’ Needs Week and I’d like to tell you about the important work that DIO does to protect bees across the Defence estate.
A few weeks ago, I helped the Disabled Ramblers learn about the history of Salisbury Plain and how our Armed Forces use it to live, work and train.
As the country turns its attentions to the beaches of Normandy for this week’s 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord, more commonly known as the D-Day landings, my focus is closer to home. I’m responsible for several of DIO’s training areas …
The 2019 MOD Access Forum saw attendees from various organisations learn about the public access issues affecting the MOD estate and even have a go at searching for unexploded ordnance!
Nescliff Training Camp is an important military training area within the West Midlands and surrounding counties. DIO is investing £4 million into providing military personnel with new kitchen and dining areas to improve welfare facilities for soldiers who live, work and train at the camp.
Last week, I visited the Catterick Training Area to see the new urban operations training environment that has been built at Whinny Hill.