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German Honour for Army Air Corps

Officers and soldiers from 1 Regiment Army Air Corps (1AAC), based at the Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Yeovilton in Somerset, were presented with the highest honour that can be bestowed on an Allied unit by the Federal Republic of […]

16 Air Assault Brigade Commemorates its Service in Afghanistan LZDZ Onine

16 Air Assault Brigade Commemorates its Service in Afghanistan

A Brigade whose troops were among the first and last to serve on operations in Afghanistan has joined together to commemorate its commitment and pay tribute to its soldiers killed while serving in the country. Paratroopers from 16 Air Assault […]

Para Troopers

Paratroopers battle to be the best

Paratroopers have competed against each other to be the best, while celebrating their proud history. The Bruneval Cup saw the 15 platoons of 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (2 PARA) put through paces around Colchester’s Merville Barracks and Middlewick Ranges. […]


Service honours: anniversary of Sec ond World War airborne operation

Soldiers past and present joined together to commemorate the anniversary of the largest airborne operation of the Second World War.  Operation Varsity saw 40,000 British and American troops landed by glider and parachute in March 1945 to successfully secure a […]


848 NAS Awarded the Bambara Flight Safety Shield

848 Naval Air Squadron, based at Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, has been awarded the prestigious Fleet Air Arm Bambara Flight Safety Shield. The award is presented annually to the unit that promotes and endorses flight safety in Naval aviation. […]



In the summer issue of LZDZ you will have read about how a Chinook was used to lift the stores required to prepare the ground for the installation of the UK’s remotest war grave. In the following article read how […]

Head of the Fleet Air Arm Presents Aviators and Support Personnel with… Afghanistan Operational Service Medals

RN and Royal Marine Sea King aviators and support personnel from 846 NAS recently received their Afghanistan OSMs after completing a successful deployment in support of the Joint Helicopter Force (Afghanistan). Watched by colleagues, family and friends at their base, […]

Queen’s Birthday Honours List 13

OBE Wg Cdr Robinson, RAF Odiham (now MoD) MBE Maj Gough, 1 Regt AAC Sqn Ldr Sawbridge, RAF Benson CSgt Murphy, 16 Bde Maj Gilks, 5 Regt AAC (now DCRS) Maj Sams, RAF Odiham (now MoD) Maj Jones, 16 Bde […]

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