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<br /> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY<br /> ✚<br /> HEALTH<br /> Meet the<br /> next gen of<br /> infanteers<br /> NUTRITION<br /> FITNESS<br /> CCOOOOKK,, MMAAIINN,, PPAACCKKHHAAMM,, WWIINNTTEERRBBOOUURRNNEE<br /> AND MORE<br /> FIERCE<br /> ON FOOT<br /> £3.50<br /> FEBRUARY 2019<br /> <br /> <br /> CONTENTS<br /> FEATURES<br /> 30 Rise of the foot soldier<br /> Next generation of infanteers step up<br /> 36 Heady effect<br /> New recruits enjoy retrospective fun<br /> 40 Life changing<br /> Expeditionary effort to promote Army life<br /> 44 Warrior reborn<br /> Upgraded asset packs a punch<br /> REGULARS<br /> 7 The Informer<br /> Top stories from across the Service<br /> 22 Need to Know<br /> Essential tips for today's personnel<br /> 51 Talkback<br /> Ruminations from the ranks<br /> 55 Bullet Points<br /> Troop<a title="SOLDIER FEB 2019 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3c7c5b26?page=1"> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY ✚ HEALTH Meet the n</a> <a title="SOLDIER FEB 2019 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3c7c5b26?page=2"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER FEB 2019 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3c7c5b26?page=3"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER FEB 2019 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3c7c5b26?page=4"> CONTENTS FEATURES 30 Rise of the foot soldie</a> <a title="SOLDIER FEB 2019 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3c7c5b26?page=5"> 28 40 36 63 80 79 Steering clear</a> <a title="SOLDIER FEB 2019 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3c7c5b26?page=6"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER FEB 2019 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3c7c5b26?page=7"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk British troops' news a</a> <a title="SOLDIER FEB 2019 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3c7c5b26?page=8"> A taste of Army activity across the world </a> <a title="SOLDIER FEB 2019 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3c7c5b26?page=9"> 3. 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