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Soldier Gives Thumbs Up

A member of the Brigade Reconnaisance Force manning a .50cal gun, gives a thumbs up to the camera during training in Jordan.


Soldiers from 4 Mechanised Brigade’s Brigade Reconnaissance Force (4 Bde BRF) took part in Exercise Jordan Express.


The exercise in the south of of the country took place in the desert and was intended to prepare the BRF in readiness for a future deployment to Afghanistan.


Over 120 troops took part in the exercise which lasted approximately 4 weeks and involved various Mission Specific Training (MST) in readiness for their deployment in 2010.


The arduous and demanding exercise involved several range packages, mines awareness training, physical training, reconnaissance training and signals training, as well as more conventional infantry training.


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Photographer: Sgt Mike Fletcher RLC

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Taken on November 12, 2009