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Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
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Cap Badge of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
Active 1947 to present (merger of Royal Military Academy, founded 1741, and Royal Military College, founded 1801)
Country  United Kingdom
Branch  United Kingdom Army
Type Training
Role Army Officer Training
Size Seven companies
Part of Home Command
Garrison/HQ Sandhurst, Berkshire
Motto(s) Serve to lead
Colours Red, yellow and blue
March Scipio (Slow) British Grenadiers (Quick)
Website www.army.mod.uk/who-we-are/our-schools-and-colleges/rma-sandhurst/
Commanders
Colonel-in-Chief The Queen
Commandant Major General Paul Nanson CBE
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Graduation at the Royal Military Academy

The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst is the place where the British Army trains their officers. The school is located near Sandhurst, Berkshire, about 55 kilometres (34 mi) southwest of London. The Royal Military Academy is comparable to the Britannia Royal Naval College, the Royal Air Force College Cranwell, Commando Training Centre Royal Marines. These other institutions train officers for the British navy, air force and marines. There are both general courses, as well as specialization courses which train specialists, such as medical doctors, veterinaries, nurses and priests. The current institution was formed by combining the Royal Military Academy (RMA) and Royal Military College (RMC), in 1947.

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