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<br /> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY<br /> GOLDEN<br /> VISION<br /> SKIER TOPS<br /> PARALYMPICS<br /> BINYON, KIPLING, OWEN, SASSOON<br /> DYNAMIC<br /> FRONT<br /> IN EUROPE<br /> CHEMICAL<br /> BROTHERS<br /> APRIL 2018<br /> Tackling the CBRN threat – then and now<br /> £3.50<br /> <br /> <br /> CONTENTS<br /> FEATURES<br /> 26 Chatty chatty bang bang<br /> Gunners on the ground in Grafenwohr<br /> 31 Staying streetwise<br /> Future instructors master urban arts<br /> 35 Fake news<br /> Searching for reality in today's media<br /> 40 `I hope I never see it again'<br /> Veterans reflect on nuclear test era<br /> 44 Muster rhymes<br /> Wannabe war poets shine<br /> REGULARS<br /> SOLDIERSPORT<br /> 7 The Informer<br /> Top stories from across the Service<br /> 20 Need to Know<br /> Essential tips for today's personnel<br /><a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=1"> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY GOLDEN VISION S</a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=2"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=3"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=4"> CONTENTS FEATURES 26 Chatty chatty bang bang </a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=5"> 26 35 40 75 44 78 77 Past meets</a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=6"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=7"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk British troops' news a</a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=8"> A taste of Army activity across the world 1. </a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=9"> INTELLIGENCE FOR THE ATLAS? </a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=10"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=11"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk Cutting-edge chemic</a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=12"> A personal view from Sara Baade, Chief Executive </a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=13"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=14"> IN NUMBERS A CHARITY that gives serving and medi</a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=15"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk 'Sort your civvy ho</a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=16"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=17"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk It's</a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=18"> THE BIG PICTURE Big Pit National Coal Museum, Sou</a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=19"> www.soldiermagazine.co.uk APRIL 2018 19</a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=20"> KNOW SKILLS & DRILLS | NUTRITION I EXPERIENCE | F</a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=21"> Rehearsals These allow everyone to underst</a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=22"> NUTRITION Keep a check on what you're ea</a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=23"> EXNPUETRIIETNIOCNE 'It's harder than soldiering'</a> <a title="SOLDIER APR 2018 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6b438028?page=24"> FITNESS Marathons proving mundane? 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