Category Archives: In the news

In the news: Memorial Day 2017

We honour our troops and veterans on Memorial Day, Monday 29 May 2017. The photograph on the left shows Specialist Pamela Gibson and her military working dog, Sergeant Astra. The US K-9 Corps was created on 13 March 1942 although … Continue reading

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In the news: Remembrance Day/Veterans Day—11 November

Friday 11 November 2016 — Remembrance Day Once again, we gather to remember that eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, when the guns fell silent and the Great War ended. It is time to honour and … Continue reading

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In the news: Memorial Day 2016

We honour our troops and veterans on Memorial Day, Monday 30 May 2016. The above photograph shows Christopher Jarrell grooming his military working dog companion, Uran, at Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan. The use of dogs in warfare goes back to … Continue reading

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In the news: Transit of Mercury, 9 May 2016

On Monday 9 May 2016, people across the world, including Europe and North America, will be able to¬†witness the transit of Mercury. The planet Mercury will be visible as a tiny black dot as Mercury passes between Earth and the … Continue reading

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In the news: Remembrance Day/Veterans Day—11 November

Wednesday 11 November 2015—Remembrance Day Once again, we gather to remember that eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, when the guns fell silent and the Great War ended. It is time to honour and remember the … Continue reading

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In the news: Memorial Day 2015

We honour our troops and veterans on Memorial Day, Monday 25 May 2015. In the photograph, US Army Staff Sergeant Agnieszka Sosnowska of the 131st Military Working Dog Detachment praises her military working dog, Quaid T183, who has just completed … Continue reading

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In the news: Remembrance Day/Veterans Day—11 November

Tuesday 11 November 2014—Remembrance Day Once again, we gather to remember that eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, when the guns fell silent and the Great¬† War ended. It is time to honour and remember the … Continue reading

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