Parachute Regiment


The Parachute Regiment or The Paras are an elite UK regiment which is split into 4 battalions, 1 para, 2 para, 3 para and 4 para.



July 26, 2014
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Why do the Parachute Regiment wear a maroon beret?

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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.

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July 22, 2014
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This weeks Parachute Regiment inspiration

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July 15, 2014
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Pre Parachute Regiment Training – 5 ways to beat a Running Plateau

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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.

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July 9, 2014
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This weeks Parachute Regiment inspiration - Dig Deep!
Original photo MOD/Crown

This weeks Parachute Regiment inspiration - Dig Deep!

Original photo MOD/Crown

June 27, 2014
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This weeks Parachute Regiment inspiration
Original photo by Marco Di Lauro

This weeks Parachute Regiment inspiration

Original photo by Marco Di Lauro

June 26, 2014
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Parachute Regiment and the Falklands War part two

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The Battle for Goose Green was the first major land conflict of the Falklands War.

On the evening of May 26th, 2 Para started their march from their base at Sussex Mountain, to the south of the San Carlos bridgehead.

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