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News Round-Up – July 23rd 2016

ADMIN NOTE; Apologies for the lack of content this week. I have been having technical problems which has affected my ability to publish on WordPress. I am gald to report this has now been amended.

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HMS Bulwark Visit

Today we were very privileged to be allowed on board HMS Bulwark, the Royal Navy’s amphibious flagship (and the 7th ship to hold that name – the first one was built in 1777!). 89 more words


The Chilcot Report: Key Points

Not since the Suez Crisis of 1956 have British forces been embroiled in such a controversial conflict as the 2003 invasion of Iraq to oust Saddam Hussein’s government. 1,018 more words


Marines seize drugs worth £5.6m

Commandos based at Faslane have helped to seize illegal drugs with an estimated street value of £5.6m.

A Royal Marine boarding team from 43 Commando embarked on destroyer HMS Defender in the Indian Ocean as part of a Royal Navy-led Combined Task Force. 149 more words