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Comd JHC Makes Busy Visit to RAF Benson

Comd JHC, AVM Dixon recently made an official visit to RAF Benson during which he completed a busy programme of events. Detailed are some of the more significant aspects of that visit. Comd JHC was on hand to assist the […]

16 Air Assault Brigade

Personnel from 16 (Air Asslt) Bde have been active in their local communities over the summer, participating in two major events. Soldiers build bridges to Suffolk Community Suffolk-based soldiers have built bridges to the civilian community at the Suffolk Show. […]

JHC Participates in Key Milestone Event for HMS Queen Elizabeth

The aft island of HMS Queen Elizabeth, which will house the air traffic and flight deck control specialists, was lowered into place on 28th June 2013. At the sound of an airhorn, 2 Aircraft Carrier Alliance workforce apprentice teams lowered […]

A Challenging Ten Tors for 2013

Sea King’s from CHF and a Royal Navy Lynx Helicopter were busy during this year’s annual Ten Tors Challenge on Dartmoor. Poor weather conditions battered the 2,400 competitors who set off from Okehampton Camp in thick fog and unseasonably low […]

Gunners Show Public their Ceremonial and Tactical Skills

Airborne gunners demonstrated both their ceremonial and tactical firing to the public in Colchester this summer. The 105 mm Light Guns of 7 Para RHA first fired a Royal Salute to mark The Queen’s Official Birthday on 15th June. The […]

A2020 Affects JHC Units

JHC units have not escaped the latest major re-organisation of the British Army that is Army 2020. The following articles detail some of that reorganisation and the events surrounding the reorganisation. Parade Marks Artillery Battery’s Proud History An artillery battery […]

JHC & RN Aircraft Host Landowners & Local Residents from the Southwest

RNAS Merryfield recently opened its gates for the annual CHF Landowners’ Day followed in the evening by a flying and static aircraft display for the local community. The aim of both events was to thank local people for their unstinting […]

Eagle Statue is Reward for Soldiers’ Efforts

A statue of an eagle that soldiers marched more than 300 miles round the clock to raise money for has been unveiled. Brig Hill, the previous Comd of 16 (Air Asslt) Bde, pulled aside a parachute to unveil the statue, […]

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