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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

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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

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Back to their roots for future success – Grenadier Guards march 150 miles and four centuries back to the Royal Oak

The Inkerman Company, Grenadier Guards, will shortly deploy to Iraq on operational duties. Their surprising preparation has involved a fantastic historical adventure worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster, an ancient tree and a sapling, and a superhuman march across England during the hottest summer on record.

Published: 03 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

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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

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Big Narstie visits the kaboom squad

Rapper and TV presenter Big Narstie dubbed the British Army’s bomb disposal experts the ‘kaboom squad’ after visiting soldiers in Colchester.

Published: 31 Aug 2022

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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 celebrate 80 years of operational service

Paratroopers past and present have come together to celebrate the 80th anniversary of The Parachute Regiment, at a parade and families' day in Colchester on 3 August 2022.

Published: 04 Aug 2022

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Scandinavians join British forces for drills

The North Yorkshire-based Royal Lancers teamed up with the Royal Danish Army for Exercise Lucknow Lancer in Scotland last month.

Published: 02 Aug 2022

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Deployment pays testament to Padre’s all-inclusive service

British Army Chaplain Christopher Kinch based in Tidworth, Wiltshire with 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh has been overseas numerous times in his military career but his deployment on Operation CABRIT in Estonia saw him achieve a career first.

Published: 27 Jul 2022