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.
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.
Did you know DIO has played a small part in saving lives in the Australian outback? Read on to find out how!
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.
Regular blog readers will know that there is an annual cycle of archaeological excavations at the Dreamer’s Bay site at RAF Akrotiri. The Ancient Akrotiri Project team, which is overseen by DIO and led by the University of Leicester School …
Construction has begun on the first set of projects to prepare the airbase in Suffolk for the arrival of two new squadrons of US F35s in 2021.
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.
DIO has worked together with the RAF, the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) and Natural England on a pilot project to rescue 60 curlew eggs from RAF airfields in East Anglia.
I am incredibly proud to work for Defence and especially for DIO, an organisation that employs some 5,500 people, of which around 600 are overseas. One of the greatest privileges I have as Chief of Staff is seeing first-hand how …
On Thursday I was honoured to collect DIO’s Gold Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). This is the third successive year we have been awarded the Gold Award, which is a terrific achievement for an …