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Soldiers Fish Their Way to Fitness

Injured paratroopers cast away their worries as they enjoyed a day of fishing organised by a military charity. Troops from Colchester-based 2 PARA spent the day at Chigboro Fisheries in Heybridge, courtesy of Fishing for Forces. The charity organises fishing […]

Soldiers Cycle Round the Clock for Charity

  A team of Wattisham-based soldiers rode for 24 hours to raise money for Help for Heroes. The six-strong chain gang from 3 Regiment Army Air Corps (3 Regt AAC) rode an exercise bike outside Tesco Extra in Ipswich from […]

Sportsman WO Stead Loses… His Hair

  For WO Tony Stead losing is not a word he uses often. As Captain of the RAF Table Tennis Team he has recently led them to a 28th consecutive Inter Services Team title beating the Army in a highly […]

Spring Challenges Prepared Sqn Ldr Penny Grayson for Tough ‘OUTLAW IRONMAN’ Endurance Test.

  Earlier this year, I set my goal to complete three tough endurance challenges for 2011. Name the FIVE BIG MARATHONS – well, there is London, Paris, New York, and the Berlin Marathon and I’ve run them all. But not the […]

RAF Benson Healthy Start to 2011

Royal Air Force Benson is ensuring a healthy start to another busy year of operations following a well-received health and well-being fair. Held at the Station Gymnasium, the Health and Well-being Fair was organised to promote a holistic approach to […]

England Claim Victory In ‘Afghan Ashes’ Cricket Match

  In Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, British and Australian soldiers are battling it out with each other. The weapons of choice? – good old English Willow and leather – better known as the cricket bat and ball. The Australian soldiers, gunners […]

A Close Shave for Charity

As 1 Regt AAC deployed onto Salisbury Plain for Exercise Pashtun Jaguar most were probably thinking how they were best going to stay warm and dry in the freezing, wet January weather. However, members from the Manoeuvre Support Squadron (MSS), […]

Askari Aid 2010

Personnel from all three Services deploying with Joint Helicopter Force (Kenya) have been assisting in the renovation of the Our Lady of Perpetual Help and Education Centre (OLPHEC) orphanage and school near Nanyuki. The personnel have been working hard, both […]

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