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Exercise Wild Stallion

On the 16th July, 663 Squadron deployed to STANTA training area, Thetford, for Ex Wild Stallion. The exercise was an opportunity for members of the Groundcrew, Signals and SQMS departments to employ everything that they had learned from the past […]

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Trekking in Dolpa

Army Mountaineering Association Trip to Nepal 2017 The plane violently banked a steep left. Below us we could see aircraft parts, strewn all over the magnificent mountainside just before the runway appeared. A safe landing was far from guaranteed. Vomit […]

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Exercise Dragon Climb

Exercise Dragon Climb was a climbing expedition held in the quarries around Lancashire for troops from 3 Regt AAC. The aim was to complete their rock climbing single pitch foundation (RSF) Course and further develop their climbing skills and knowledge. […]

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Ex DIAMOND PEAK: Army aviators set to scale new heights.

Soldiers who operate the Army’s Apache attack helicopters are setting off to the Himalayas as part of celebrations of the Army Air Corps’ Diamond Jubilee. Across a demanding 20 days, Exercise Diamond Peak will see 21 soldiers – primarily from […]

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Winter Sports Season 2016/17

It had been a long time since 7 Avn Sp Bn REME made any kind of mark on the Winter Sports front.   So for this season we were determined to identify what talent we have and enter a team […]

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RFA ARGUS Deployment Feb 17: 132 Sup Sqn RLC Support 4 Regt AAC

Cpl Edge and Pte Shackleton deployed onto RFA ARGUS from the 29 January until the 5 February 2017 in support of 656 Sqn, 4 Regiment Army Air Corps. Whilst on ship the soldiers were responsible for a Deployable Spares Pack […]

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Exercise RACING ICE 2 Army Championships

SSgt Pervin RLC HQ Sqn 3AAC My emotions were running high whilst travelling to Exercise Racing Ice 2, the Army Skeleton Championships, held at the Olympic track Igls in Innsbruck.  My first experience of Skeleton was over 10 years ago. […]

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Sad Day for Suffolk 

Police Helicopter Station at Wattisham shuts down after 18 years Nearly two decades serving Suffolk from the skies on 30 March 2017 Suffolk’s only police helicopter station at Wattisham Airfield closed down. As a result of the closure of National […]

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