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BATUS training area provides room for manouvre during exercise

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Eighty-five children, aged 13 to 15, from seven schools in Staffordshire have taken on electrical and mechanical engineering tasks alongside soldiers.

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Airborne Signallers tested on soldiering competition

From first aid to fire and manoeuvre, the soldiers of 216 (Parachute) Signal Squadron have competed against each other on Exercise Mercury Dagger.

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The official magazine of the British Army - read exciting and thought-provoking coverage of all aspects of Service life.

In this month's magazine: On track in Iraq and aiming for excellence.

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News in brief

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced he is looking to counter the Scottish Government’s income tax rise that affects thousands of Armed Forces personnel in Scotland.

The Defence Secretary has reassured servicemen and women that he would look to mitigate against the negative impact of Scottish taxes. Up to 8,000 service personnel are set to be hit by the tax rise.

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