Today is Reserves Day which recognises the contributions that individuals in the Reserves Forces make across the world. Recently, reservists in Defence played a crucial role in supporting the NHS and other government departments in the fight against Coronavirus.
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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and I’d like to highlight some of the work that DIO is doing to support our staff who are continuing to keep Defence working.
Yesterday the world celebrated International Women’s Day and this year’s theme “Each for Equal” prompted us to consider the difference between gender balance and gender equality.
The Ministry of Defence is one of the largest landowners in the UK with extensive, diverse and unique infrastructure. This DIO-managed estate is vital for Defence personnel to live, work, train and deploy. Life at DIO I joined …
Today is International Women in Science Day and to celebrate I’d like to tell you about how I’ve used science in my career at DIO.
From visiting marine sites to supporting multi-million infrastructure projects and travelling the Defence estate to see how soldiers live, work and train, an apprenticeship at DIO can offer a range of unique opportunities.
It’s National Mentoring Month and to celebrate I’d like to tell you about the experiences I’ve gained both as a mentor and mentee throughout my civil service career.
This week is Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, which aims to inspire individuals to take up a career in engineering. At DIO, engineering provides the opportunity to work on vital projects and infrastructure that ensure the Armed Forces can live, work, train and deploy overseas.
Black History Month is important to me as it illustrates the contributions that this community has made to society over many years. I'm particularly interested in the contributions of black people during the Second World War and Windrush years.
From visiting military firing ranges to supporting multi-million pound infrastructure programmes, apprenticeships at DIO can offer a unique insight into the world of Defence.