Parachute Regiment

July 27, 2012 at 6:09pm
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Who are 4 PARA?

4 PARA is the Reserve Battalion of the Parachute Regiment and consists of volunteers who have civilian employment. They are fully-trained parachute soldiers who dedicate a significant amount of their free time to the Army.

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July 20, 2012 at 5:56pm
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Wonderful image of Major John Timothy, who died at the aged of 97, won three Military Crosses with the Parachute Regiment in the Second World War. This photo is of John Timothy (right) with a US Paratrooper, September 1942.
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Wonderful image of Major John Timothy, who died at the aged of 97, won three Military Crosses with the Parachute Regiment in the Second World War. This photo is of John Timothy (right) with a US Paratrooper, September 1942.

Photo: PARADATA

5:45pm
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4 para by chrismid259 (Flickr)

4 para by chrismid259 (Flickr)

5:37pm
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Have you got what is takes? P Company Challenge the closes thing to Parachute Regiment training. (Paras 10)



So what is the P Company Challenge?


It’s probably the closes you can get to understanding what Parachute Regiment test week is all about, without been in the regiment. It allows general members of the public to take on the ultimate challenge and for a few hours, feel like a para!

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July 16, 2012 at 12:46pm
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Prince joins paras at memorial site

The Prince of Wales has joined hundreds of current and former paratroopers at a ceremony to unveil a national memorial to those killed serving in the Parachute Regiment.

Wearing ceremonial uniform in his role as Colonel-in-Chief of the regiment, Charles also dedicated a separate memorial to the work of Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) during a visit to the National Memorial Arboretum in Alrewas, Staffordshire.

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(Source: google.com)

July 14, 2012 at 5:38pm
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Additional Military Support to Olympics Security

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has confirmed that an additional 3,500 military personnel will be deployed as part of the security arrangements for the 2012 Olympic Games.

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(Source: army.mod.uk)