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Sports & Charity Round-up

Detailed below is a summary of some sports and charity events undertaken by JHC personnel: Marathon des Sables 2013 was undertaken by both Capt Greg Conway from 144 Para Med Sqn and Capt Emma Lee Smith from 664 Sqn AAC. […]

Paras Tackle Marines on the Rugby Pitch

Paras were pitted against Commandos as the Army’s airborne troops and the Royal Navy’s soldiers at sea took to the rugby pitch. The Para Regt and Airborne Forces played The Royal Marines at rugby league for the Trafalgar Cup. The […]

24 Hour Row for Heroes

On a fresh summer’s morning in June, volunteers from the Puma Depth Support Hub (PDSH) at RAF Benson began a gruelling 24 hour row in aid of Help for Heroes. The plan was to keep two rowing machines constantly rowing […]

Soldiers Race for Victory

Soldiers from 16 (Air Asslt) Bde have battled each other on the athletics track. Male and female athletes from the Bde converged on Colchester Garrison’s athletic track to compete in the full range of track and field sports. 7 (Air […]

The Twickenham Challenge

On the morning of St George’s day the 23rd April, five Aircrewmen from 848 NAS, set off from the RM Barracks Chivenor near Barnstaple and cycled 111 miles across Exmoor and the Somerset levels to the Globe Inn in Somerton. […]

Troops Tackle Colchester on the Rugby Field

It was honours even as troops tackled civilians in a charity rugby match to build links between Colchester and the town’s soldiers. 16 Air Assault Brigade joined forces with Colchester Rugby Football Club to stage a community rugby day. The […]

Ex Dragon Carver

Early this year 9 Para Sqn RE, part of 23 Engr Regt (Air Assault) deployed on Ex DRAGON CARVER. The long coach journey to Les Deux Alpes was broken up by the collaboration of Sprs Nelson and Corrigan-Davies; who believed […]

Paras Punch their way to Boxing Final

Teams from two Para battalions fought their way through to the final of the Army’s boxing championship. 2 PARA defeated 2 Rifles by a thumping majority of seven bouts to two in one semi-final of the Army Major Units Boxing […]

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