The British Army created “Battle Patches”, distinctive cloth insignia sewn on uniform sleeves to aid in identifying between friendly and enemy forces during the first world war.
The exact origins of coffee as a drink are not truly known but it is widely believed that the coffee bean or cherry was first discovered in Ethiopia around 2,000 years ago. Legend has it that a goat herder was watching his goats going crazy after eating the cherries from a coffee tree and thought he would have a try himself,
Its #ArmedForcesWeek so we thought we would do a something a little different.
We are proud of our Armed Forces Heritage and proud to call ourselves Veterans. Get a look into the man behind Tactical Coffee and how it started.
This was not only an outstanding act of Bravery, but proved to the British Armed Forces and the world that we look after our own, and leave nobody behind, whatever the cost may be.
Operation Banner was the operational name for the British Armed Forces' operation in Northern Ireland from 1969 to 2007, as part of the Troubles. It was the longest continuous deployment in British military history. The British Army was initially deployed, at the request of the unionist government of Northern Ireland, in response to the August 1969 riots.