Paratroopers march out of the village of La Poterie as they start a battlefield study of Operation BITING, the first successful British airborne operation.
The Parachute Regiment
02/25/2017 at 08:02. Facebook
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02/24/2017 at 18:23. Facebook
This weekend is the 75th anniversary of Operation Biting, Bruneval - the first battle honour of The Parachute Regiment:
The Parachute Regiment
02/24/2017 at 14:54. Facebook
Keep an eye on Forces TV at 1730hrs this afternoon.

Catch our very own Red Devils Freefall Display Team on their visit to Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.

Great stuff!


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The Parachute Regiment
02/22/2017 at 15:30. Facebook

Members of 2 PARA show their support during Ex URBAN PEGASUS.

Breya Ward, daughter of Sgt Ward, 2 PARA, was recently diagnosed with Neuroblastoma a very rare cancer that effects children under the age of 6.

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02/21/2017 at 14:06. Facebook
Thinking of joining the PARAS?

Get in touch with our Regimental Recruiting Team using the details below.

Tel: 01206 817083

Good Luck to Jack 'The Hammer' Marshman!

It will be Jacks 27th professional MMA bout and second in the UFC after his debut win over Sweden's Magnus Cedenblad in Belfast last November.

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Army Champions!

A big well done to The Parachute Regiment Bobsleigh Team who have won the Army Championships!

The team came 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th and will progress to Interservices Championship at Lillehammer, Norway where they will represent the British Army.

Well done all!

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The Parachute Regiment Bobsleigh Team are in action again today at Igis, Switzerland.

Get behind the lads and follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

Good luck lads!

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Paratrooper Rugby League!

Latchford Albion begin their 2017 campaign on today when they are proud to host The Parachute Regiment.

Following on from last season, where they were defeated 24 - 22 by the Army in a pulsating encounter, Albion were keen to continue the link with the Armed Forces with what is hoped to become an annual fixture.

With six new signings alongside some of last years...
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Our very own Colonel Commandant taking to the Ice!
Please can you Support this Regimental Family in need?

On Friday the 13th of January 2017, Breya Ward who Is 2 years old and the daughter of Sgt Ollie Ward and Holly Robinson was sadly diagnosed with Stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma.

Our thoughts are with Breya and her parents at this time.

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Tomorrow (Wed 15 Feb) is the next Combat Stress and Veterans First Colchester Veteran's Support Group at The Pegasus Club, Colchester between 10am - 12.30pm

Go along for tea/coffee and a chat with Veterans of all ages and representatives of various charities and organisations. No need to book!
For more info please contact: 01206 228759

3 PARA deployed 20 personnel on Ex EMERALD LEAP, an Accelerated Freefall (AFF) course in Lake Elsinore, California, US.

The expedition was organised by Captain BL Balch and consisted of all ranks from within 3 PARA with instructors being provided by the Joint Services Parachuting Centre (Netheravon) and the Red Devils Freefall Display Team.

A special thanks to Support...
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Congratulations to the members of Normandy Platoon who have just completed P-Company on what was a brisk February morning!

18 members of the platoon passed and will now continue their training at ITC Catterick and if/on completion will go to RAF Brize Norton to conduct their 'Jumps' training.

Below a few pictures of the stretcher race.

You can now follow The Parachute Regiment Bobsleigh Team on Facebook!

Wish them luck for the Army Championships next week!

Good luck lads!

#UtrinqueParatus #Kissmyluckyegg

The Parachute Regiment Bobsleigh Team
2 PARA Machine Guns conduct a delay operation with live ammunition.

The live range was part of a two week package covering more advanced aspects of GPMG SF before 2 PARA assumes the role of AMBG in a couple of months time.
Huge well done to everyone involved!
The next Veteran's Support Group takes place on Wednesday 15th February at The Pegasus Clubhouse, Colchester between 10am - 12.30pm run by Veterans First Colchester and Combat Stress.

Head along for a tea/coffee and a chat with Veterans of all ages and representatives of various charities and organisations including ABF The Soldiers' Charity - East Anglia and SSAFA, the Armed Forces...
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