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Six members of the Armed Forces attempting to set Pan-American record

On 13 March 2017 the British Army Trans Americas Expedition team will take on the Pan-American Highway when it leaves Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of South America on a 20,000 mile journey to Prudhoe Bay on the northern coast of Alaska.

The distance to be covered is more than three quarters the circumference of the world and will involve travelling through 15 countries and include crossing the infamous Darien Gap.

For the last year the team has applied its leadership and military skills to plan and prepare for the expedition. The six men, each on a motorbike and with no support team, aim to ride the length of the Americas in just three months. Each member has brought a certain skillset to the team from medical and mechanical expertise to core skills such as patrol planning, navigation, survival and administration. Find out more


2017 lead for NATO force

20th Armoured Infantry Brigade is leading NATO's multinational spearhead land force known as the VJTF(L) in 2017. It is deployable anywhere in the world within 5 days.


Soldier Magazine online

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