The maroon beret was introduced to the airborne forces during World War 2 in 1942 at the direction of General Frederick Browning, who was commander of the British 1st Airborne Division.
When you make the decision to join the Parachute Regiment you know you need to get your fitness into check. But one big obstacle you may meet is a plateau in performance – it’s a flat-line, a point you just can’t get past. Here are 5 quick tips on beating your running plateau.
This weeks Parachute Regiment inspiration - Dig Deep!
Original photo MOD/Crown
This weeks Parachute Regiment inspiration
Original photo by Marco Di Lauro