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Making a difference to service family accommodation

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Wendy Rothery, Craig Mearns, David Mundell and others pose by a sign reading "Bannachra" in front of some of the refurbished homes.

Hi, I’m Air Commodore Wendy Rothery and I’m DIO’s Head of Accommodation. I'm responsible for the provision of Service Families Accommodation and associated customer support to service personnel and their families in the UK and across Europe. Quality accommodation is …

Technical Services at DIO: a varied world

Hi, I’m Paul Wilson and I currently have the privilege of leading the specialist technical teams at DIO as Acting Head of Technical Services. Today I’ll be blogging about what we do and the exciting opportunities available in our team. …

Excavating military tracks at Barrow Clump

Volunteers and archaeologists at Barrow Clump [Crown Copyright, MOD 2018]

Hi, my name is Richard Osgood and I'm the Senior Archaeologist at DIO. Today I'll be blogging about the team of military veterans, service personnel and volunteers from Wessex Archaeology and Breaking Ground Heritage who helped to unearth the excavation …

Building a sustainable future: International Women in Engineering Day

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Siobhan Barr

From roundabouts to roadworks, and ponds to pedestrian areas, I’ve helped to deliver them all. Hi, I’m Siobhan Barr, a chartered senior quantity surveyor from Skanska, a leading construction company and developer. Today I am blogging about the role I …

It really is a jungle out there - Keeping troops safe in Belize

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Alan Grant, MBE SCOTS, DIO Training Safety Officer in Belize [Crown Copyright, MOD 2018]

I am Major Alan Grant MBE SCOTS.  Currently I’m posted to Belize with DIO Range Control as the Training Safety Officer (TSO) in support of the British Army Training Support Unit Belize (BATSUB) and I love my job. This is …

DIO delivers underwater rescue facility with a splash at RNAS Yeovilton

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Opening of new Dunker facility [Crown Copyright, MOD 2018]

Hi, I’m Simon Jones, DIO’s Senior Project Manager working for PPD in the South West of the UK. You would of course imagine that service personnel would be extensively trained to operate aircraft and other vehicles, but what about training …