RAF Gunners join forces with US Marines in Helmand

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Ministry of Defence said:
Gunners from 51 Squadron RAF Regiment have just completed a key operation alongside the United States Marine Corps (USMC) to ensure the area around Camp Bastion in Helmand province is kept safe.

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#3
A key operation eh? Although brewing up is essential for morale it's hardly a key operation.
 
#4
Huzzah! Let the 'We can out gucci Kit you, oh no you can't, oh yes we can!' Olympics begin.
 
#5
Oh no, not another one? The Crab Spin Machine coughs up another newsfart, sorry, non-newsfart: The RAF Regt do a perimeter patrol - whoopee-*******-do!
 
#8
I think the title is arse about face. It should read "US Marines join forces with RAF Gunners in Helmand". And where's the picky of the 4.5 metre stare with a very angry look attached?
 
#10
I bet the USMC picked up a few "tricks of the trade" from the 'Regiment.
 
#11
I'm serving with some RAF Reg and I think they're rather nice chaps.

I think one is in the queen's flight, but hey, it's OK these days, I'm comfortable with that...
 

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#12
shouldn't this read 'raf regt concerned about nasties on the other side of the wire, USMC blows the shit out of everything and anything out of habit while they look on'
 
#13
RAF Gunners join forces with USMC to ensure area around EFI is safe and secure!!!!

Fixed that for you!!!
 
#14
The Short Range Desert Group strikes again!
 
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All the phots in the article are of RAF Reg looking on, as USMC fly about in their helicopters...
 
#18
Did they confirm that the barrier goes both up and down?
 
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