A formal handover ceremony has been held in Horse Guards Parade in London's Whitehall to mark General Sir David Richards stepping down as Chief of the Defence.
During the ceremony, members of the Armed Forces and Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond paid tribute to General Richards who said "it was a poignant time" as he ends 42 years in the Armed Forces.
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Face to face with 2 tons of unpredictable muscle is an awe-inspiring moment but within a few years it will be impossible, they will be gone.