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APOHQ OFFICIAL 20220922 046 001 Deployments

Earl of Wessex visits riflemen in Estonia

Soldiers from 2 RIFLES were honoured to host their Royal Colonel, His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex, on 22 Sep 22 at their camp in Estonia.

Published: 28 Sep 2022

APOSEC OFFICIAL 20220915 036 110 Deployments

Paratroopers learn to lead the way in Slovenia

Paratroopers have scaled new heights and built partnerships with NATO allies during demanding training in the mountains of Slovenia.

Published: 26 Sep 2022

20220921 Op CABRIT TOA PARADE 10 Deployments

British Army rotates troops in Estonia continuing support of NATO

As part of the regular rotation of forces, the British Army’s King’s Royal Hussars formally take over from The Royal Welsh to lead NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroup in Estonia.

Published: 23 Sep 2022

Corporal Navin Thapa Magar, 1st Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles. People

MOD confirms the death of Corporal Navin Thapa Magar

It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence confirms the death of Corporal Navin Thapa Magar of the First Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles. He died during a non-operational training incident in Brunei on 11 August 2022.

Published: 14 Sep 2022

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Royal Welsh Battlegroup conducts final exercise in Estonia

Over 800 British, French and Danish troops have conducted Exercise Dragon Charge on the Tapa Central Training Area in Estonia to reaffirm their interoperability and agility. It was the final, major, force-on-force exercise for the Royal Welsh-led Battlegroup, who come to the end of their six-month tour in Estonia serving as NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) on Europe’s eastern flank.

Published: 02 Sep 2022

AHQCPL3 OFFICIAL 20220725 032 009 Deployments

Mission complete: helicopters return from eastern Europe

After initially being stood-up with just 24 hours’ notice to move in February, the Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) deployment on Operation Peleda came to an end on 14 August 2022.

Published: 01 Sep 2022

A Commando Engineer Sgt confers with a Seabee colleague. Deployments

Commando Engineers help build school in Philippines

A new school will soon welcome pupils in the Philippines thanks to the efforts of Commando Engineers from Devon.

Published: 28 Aug 2022

TURUS OFFICIAL OWODE FUT 20220719 3 Operations

1 YORKS deliver essential training in Nigeria

Soldiers from 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment (1 YORKS) have been delivering Formed Unit Training on Operation TURUS, in support of the African Federation of Nigeria, in the ongoing effort to combat extremist organisations in the north-east of Nigeria and Lake Chad Basin.

Published: 17 Aug 2022

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Paratroopers compete for parachuting glory

Paratroopers have competed in an international military parachuting competition in the USA, building both their skills and relationships with NATO airborne forces.

Published: 15 Aug 2022

1 Royal Irish soldiers on Exercise Platinum Lion 22 (3) Deployments

Royal Irish Regiment soldiers join forces with US and Bulgarian troops on Exercise Platinum Lion

Soldiers from three nations with one goal have come together on a training exercise in Bulgaria.

Published: 11 Aug 2022