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Defence in the Media: Thursday 12 October 2017

Today's defence related news includes the announcement that RAF Squadrons will receive battle honours for the valuable role played in Iraq and Libya.

RAF Battle Honours

The Sun and the Press and Journal report on the awards that have been given to commemorate notable battles, actions, or engagements in which squadron aircrew or RAF Regiment personnel played a memorable part. The Sun particularly notes the eight squadrons who received the highest honour.

Image of the day

Reserve Engineers from 75 Engineer Regiment get to work building bridges in Germany.
Reserve Engineers from 75 Engineer Regiment get to work building bridges in Germany.
Reservists from 75 Engineer Regiment (75 Engr Regt) Royal Engineers (RE) have come to Germany for a two week training package on Exercise Leopard Star 1. Concentrating on demolitions, construction of water points, various bridges and general tactics, soldiering and engineering skills, this exercise provides reserve soldiers the opportunity to get hands on experience over a wide area.

 

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