Winning entries announced for 2017 Charity calendar

The recent Soldiers’ Charity photography competition has found a series of inspirational images offering a unique and stirring insight into Army life. The winning entries, judged by veteran correspondents Kate Aide and Michael Buerke along with Chief of the General Staff General Sir Nick Carter will be featured on the 2017 ABF The Soldiers’ Charity calendar.

A bomb disposal dog cradled in the arms of its handler; the sun glistening through the rifle of an Army sniper; an artillery shell leaving a Light Gun after being fired – these are just a few of the winning photographs to the 2017 calendar competition which has just been announced by ABF The Soldiers’ Charity. The Soldiers’ Charity is the National Charity of the British Army.

Dog with soldier

The competition, which was open to the public and soldiers alike, saw hundreds of Army themed entries. The shortlist was judged by BBC journalists Michael Buerk and Kate Adie, the Chief of General Staff, General Sir Nick Carter KCB, CBE, DSO, ADC, Rob Cook of Canon UK, and Andy Taylor of WEX Photographic.

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