The latest issue is out there folks, and very special one it is too with input from Capt David Blakely, former Pathfinder 2 i/c!

It was with great sadness that this week, as I write, I learnt that Howe Barracks in Canterbury is to close when 5 SCOTS leave. These barracks are local to me and I’ve known them ever since I was a child as I used to walk past them on the way to school. Seeing the soldiers on parade, going about their duties, and getting ready for exercise or deployment each day always gave me a sense of pride, and the open days there each year showcasing drill, vehicles, weapons and fieldcraft certainly fuelled the military interest of a youngster. Read more…