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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 Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Afghan murder marine loses appeal

A former Royal Marine jailed for killing an Afghan insurgent has lost a bid to take his fight to overturn his conviction to the Supreme Court.Sgt Alexander Blackman, of Taunton, was convicted of murder at a court martial in November and jailed for 10 ... [Published BBC - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Vigil to remember WW1 at Abbey

:45 0 commentsWEST Fifers are invited to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War I at a vigil in Dunfermline Abbey on Monday.Share this imageThe Right Reverend John Chalmers, moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, ... [Published Dunfermline Press - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Metal detector tries finds WWI medal

A metal detector enthusiast from Plymouth has unearthed a campaign medal on Dartmoor and is now trying to trace the family of the Great War veteran so he can return it to them.Ian Allen was swinging his metal detector across this field on the edge of ... [Published itv.com - Jul 30 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 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

The 150 most powerful people in the South West

Comments (0)The Journal’s sister paper – The Western Morning News – has compiled a list of the top 150 most powerful people in the South West.Among those from North Devon are the world’s richest living artist Damien Hirst, Rolling Stones drummer Charlie ... [Published North Devon Journal - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Stray war dogs help Plymouth marines

Stray dogs from Afghanistan have been brought back to the UK to help military personnel deal with combat stress.The Nowzad Dogs charity, which rescues abandoned dogs in Afghanistan, is helping more than 600 servicemen overcome the trauma of serving in ... [Published BBC - Jul 16 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 May 31 2014 - Updated May 31 2014 - 1 reports

UK Defence Organisation – Levene and Army 2020

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 ... [Published Think Defence - May 31 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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He then told his comrades: "Obviously this doesn't go anywhere, fellas. I just broke the Geneva Convention."
Lord Thomas said at the time: "On all the evidence before us, it is clear that in the events surrounding the murder of the insurgent, the appellant acted entirely out of character and was suffering from combat stress disorder."
"It's very important for the men suffering with combat stress to have that companionship."
He said: "We seek permission to appeal on the grounds the conviction was unsafe by virtue of the possibility he was convicted by a simple majority verdict."

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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]
Afghan murder marine loses appeal [Published BBC - Aug 05 2014]
AFGHAN-KILLER MARINE LOSES APPEAL [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 05 2014]
Vigil to remember WW1 at Abbey [Published Dunfermline Press - Aug 01 2014]
Metal detector tries finds WWI medal [Published itv.com - Jul 30 2014]
News story: Sea training gets top marks [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Jul 24 2014]
The 150 most powerful people in the South West [Published North Devon Journal - Jul 22 2014]
Stray war dogs help Plymouth marines [Published BBC - Jul 16 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]
Bringing the rule of law$ to the battlefield [Published Telegraph - Nov 11 2013]
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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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