42 Commando

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First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Exeter Express and Echo published Interview: Injured Royal Marine from Honiton prepares to compete...

After breaking his ankle on exercise six years ago, the recovery of Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran, Royal Marines medic Ray Lowrie from Honiton, has been characterised by a gruelling succession of operations eventually culminating with the amputation ... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

This ex-Royal Marine cycled from Land's End to John O'Groats... on a Butcher's bike

He's an ex-Royal Marine and as tough as they come but after 13 days, pedalling thousands of miles on a 1940s butcher’s bike, you can forgive Nigel Thomas if he’s still a bit saddle sore.The 52-year-old veteran cycled the length of Britain – the gruelling ... [Published Wales Online - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

A Welshman and his butcher bike return home after charity ride

Comments (0)A Welsh ex-Royal Marine and Special Forces veteran has completed the ride from Lands End to John O’Groats on single gear Butcher’s Bike for charity.On Thursday August 31, Nigel Thomas from Llangain, returned to Wales after completing a grueling 1,027 ... [Published Carmarthen Journal - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Plymouth Royal Marines set sights on Great North Run challenge

Comments (0)A GROUP of extraordinary Royal Marines are gearing up for their latest challenge – the Great North Run.This Sunday’s event follows on from them taking part in the epic 1664 Challenge marking the 350th year of the formation of the Royal Ma ... [Published Plymouth Herald - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

'Readiness' is the top priority for Plymouth Marines

PLYMOUTH's new top Royal Marine has outlined his key objectives for 3 Commando Brigade – with force "readiness" at the top of the list.Brigadier Charlie Stickland OBE returns to Plymouth following hugely roles as Commanding Officer of Bickleigh's 42 ... [Published Plymouth Herald - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Louise sends 100,000th bun to troops in action

A caring Strathblane mum has sent her 100,000th ‘bun of mass production’ to a Royal Marine stationed at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan.Louise Bennet started making the tasty fruit cakes in 2003 to send to soldiers on the frontline and she continues to ... [Published Milngavie Herald - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Church of Scotland Moderator to visit Lewis

The Moderator of the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly, the Right Reverend John P Chalmers, and his wife, Liz, will visit Lewis during the coming week.Each year, the Moderator visits a number of Church of Scotland Presbyteries in the course of moderatorial ... [Published Stornoway Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Prime Minister: "We Are Not Going To War In Iraq"

Members of Plymouth's 42 Commando on operation in Iraq in 2003Comments (0)BRITAIN will not be getting involved in another war in Iraq – according to Prime Minister David Cameron.All eyes have been on the Government in the past week as rumours have circulated ... [Published Plymouth Herald - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Sea training gets top marks

The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has praised the Royal Navy’s professionalism after witnessing the advanced sea training which prepares British, allied and partner warships for operations. Mr Fallon flew today, 24 July, to the Royal Navy’s newest ... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Tickets on sale for Invictus Games opening ceremony

Around 5,000 people are expected to gather at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on the evening of 10 September for the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games, the international sports event for ‘wounded warriors’ launched by Prince Harry. The opening ... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Marine A 'brave modest man who lost his head', appeal hears

Lawyers for Alexander Blackman are seeking to quash his "unsafe" murder conviction for killing a wounded Taliban fighter and say his "excessive" sentence ignored the strains he was under A Royal Marine given a life sentence for murdering a wounded Taliban ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

News story: UK to lead major military exercise off coast of Scotland

Exercise Joint Warrior will be hosted in the UK and will incorporate all 3 UK armed services: the Royal Navy, the British Army and the Royal Air Force (RAF). The exercise, which began on 25 March, will engage more than 35 warships, 25 different types ... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Mar 27 2014]

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...broken his neck playing rugby in Australia and after many years in the Royal Marines and UK Special Forces he knows a few things about survival. " I’m just very practical .” he adds modestly. “ Everyday life isn’t a walk in the park but I’ve learned that staying motivated, happy and healthy is essential. Life needn’t be a battle but most of us need a helping hand from time to time."

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Exeter Express and Echo published Interview: In... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - Sep 11 2014]
This ex-Royal Marine cycled from Land's End to ... [Published Wales Online - Sep 07 2014]
A Welshman and his butcher bike return home aft... [Published Carmarthen Journal - Sep 05 2014]
Plymouth Royal Marines set sights on Great Nort... [Published Plymouth Herald - Sep 03 2014]
'Readiness' is the top priority for Plymouth Ma... [Published Plymouth Herald - Sep 02 2014]
Louise sends 100,000th bun to troops in action [Published Milngavie Herald - Aug 28 2014]
Church of Scotland Moderator to visit Lewis [Published Stornoway Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
Prime Minister: "We Are Not Going To War In Iraq" [Published Plymouth Herald - Aug 18 2014]
News story: Sea training gets top marks [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Jul 24 2014]
News story: Tickets on sale for Invictus Games ... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Jul 02 2014]
UK Defence Organisation – Levene and Army 2020 [Published Think Defence - May 31 2014]
Marine A 'brave modest man who lost his head', ... [Published Telegraph - Apr 10 2014]
News story: UK to lead major military exercise ... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Mar 27 2014]
Andrew Stuart [Published Telegraph - Feb 07 2014]
Major Terence Murphy [Published Telegraph - Jan 29 2014]
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News story: Sea training gets top marks [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Jul 24 2014]
The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has praised the Royal Navy’s professionalism after witnessing the advanced sea training which prepares British, allied and partner warships for operations. Mr Fallon flew today, 24 July, to the Royal Navy’s newest ...
News story: Tickets on sale for Invictus Games ... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Jul 02 2014]
Around 5,000 people are expected to gather at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on the evening of 10 September for the opening ceremony of the Invictus Games, the international sports event for ‘wounded warriors’ launched by Prince Harry. The opening ...
UK Defence Organisation – Levene and Army 2020 [Published Think Defence - May 31 2014]
A post from a new contributor, MartinR The Levene Report on changes to the MOD sensibly pulled a number of defence organisations into one central joint forces command. However it also appeared to push the three armed services into deeper silos than ...
News story: UK to lead major military exercise ... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Mar 27 2014]
Exercise Joint Warrior will be hosted in the UK and will incorporate all 3 UK armed services: the Royal Navy, the British Army and the Royal Air Force (RAF). The exercise, which began on 25 March, will engage more than 35 warships, 25 different types ...
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