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Corporal Buddy Lea was a section commander in 10 Platoon, Delta Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, Australian Army. He was shot three times during the Battle of Long Tan while trying to pull a mate to safety. He spent five months in hospital recovering. The photo above shows him being honoured by students at […]

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British and US Airborne Forces Strengthen Partnership

British paratroopers have recently jumped with British parachutes from a US Air Force aircraft for the first time, strengthening the ability of British and US airborne forces to operate together. Exercise Pegasus Eagle has seen a C-130J Hercules from USAF’s 37th Airlift Squadron fly into RAF Brize Norton from its base at Ramstein in Germany […]

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10th Special forces Group (Airborne) assists a teammate to scale an escarpment while performing interoperability training with 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, June 18, 2020, at Fort Carson. Photo by Pvt. 1st Class Steven Alger, US Army […]

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‘Operation Husky’ the Allied invasion of Sicily 9 July – 17 August 1943. British troops of the 6th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry, part of the British 50th Division, with an American paratrooper of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, part of the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division, in Avola, on 11 July 1943. —- Photo credit: Sgt. […]

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Royal Marines Commandos Get New Uniform *UPDATE*

The new kit, which will start to be worn from the Autumn, is part of the ‘Future Commando Force’ programme, which is designed to overhaul the way Commandos operate. The new uniform, designed and manufactured by Crye Precision, features a lighter weight, higher strength, faster-drying and more breathable fabric than typical 50/50 NyCo*. The Commandos […]

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U.S. Army paratroopers of the 187th Regimental Combat Team jump out of U.S. Air Force C-119 Flying Boxcars of the 403rd Troop Carrier Wing during a maneuver near Taegu, Korea, on 1 November 1952. Photo credit: US Department of Defence On 20 October 1950, the regiment made successful combat parachute assaults near the towns of […]

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Korean War 70th Anniversary

70 years ago today, North Korean (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) forces – supported by the Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China – crossed the 38th Parallel and invaded the Republic of Korea (South Korea). At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union and the United States liberated Korea from Japanese […]

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