In the depths of a Northumbrian winter, soldiers from 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment ( 2 PARA ) are braving the snow to take part in Exercise Eagle’s Nest at Otterburn Ranges.
The two-week-long training, which began last week, is designed so that troops can practise live firing, manoeuvring across hostile countryside, working with fire support from artillery and helicopters, and living in the field for prolonged periods.
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News article: 2 PARA plough on through snowy exercise
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has welcomed home members of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards from their recent tour of Afghanistan.
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Prince of Wales welcomes home Welsh Guards from Afghanistan
Army reservists from 7th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (7 SCOTS) hosted a joint training exercise with Canadian and American troops in the Scottish Highlands.
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Scottish Reserves host Canadian and American troops
It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must announce that a soldier from The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland was killied in Aghanistan on Sunday 11 November 2012 by an ‘Insider Attack’ while in Patrol Base Shawqat, in the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand Province.
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Soldier from The Royal Scots Borderers killed in Afghanistan
It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must announce that a soldier from 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (1 SCOTS) was killed in Aghanistan on Sunday 11 November 2012.
Soldier from 1 SCOTS killed in Afghanistan