you heard me thinking?!
Oh aye!!! The CIED policy touted makes no mention of Attacking the Network. In which case it's all a bit useless.
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Sargent Yvonne Huynh (33 years old...and mother of a small child) and the Caporal / Brigadier Loïc Reisser 24 years old
Both belonged to the 2 Regiment de Hussards / Houssards regiment based at Hagueneau, Bas Rhin (near Verdun)
The 2 Houssards are a reccon unit and the véhicule you see above is a, V.B.L. (véhicule léger blindée = light armoured vehicule....prior the Scorpion réarmement programme and little chance against an I.E.D. device that might have been planted a year or more ago
It's the 3 frontiers zone
That's 5 K.I.A. in one week
According to official briefings, "Some 200 personnel from the task group travelled 50km from their base in 60 vehicles during their first operational patrol. The troops met local people and spent several days "outside the wire" before returning to camp."
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Which medals will the Brit MINUSMA contingent get ? The UN medal or is there a Brit Medal for Op Newcombe ?