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<br /> SOLDIER - MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY WWW.SOLDIERMAGAZINE.CO.UK ARNOLD, COLES, HADLEY, RATCLIFFE SEPTEMBER 2016 £3.50<br /> <br /> Ordnance Barracks, Government Road,<br /> Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 2DU.<br /> All enquiries: Tel: 01252 787107 / 94222 7107<br /> Fax: 01252 787110 / 94222 7110<br /> Email: news@soldiermagazine.co.uk<br /> Editor<br /> Sarah Goldthorpe 01252 787096 (7096)<br /> sgoldthorpe@soldiermagazine.co.uk<br /> Sports Editor<br /> Richard Long 01252 787098 (7098)<br /> rlong@soldiermagazine.co.uk<br /> Assistant Editor<br /> Joe Clapson 01252 787097 (7097)<br /> jclapson@soldiermagazine.co.uk<br /> Assistant Editor<br /> Becky Clark 01252 787099 (7099)<br /> rclark@soldiermagazine.co.uk<br /> Art Editor<br /> Tudor Morgan 01252 787<a title="SOLDIER SEP 2016 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/851e8cab?page=1"> SOLDIER - MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY </a> <a title="SOLDIER SEP 2016 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/851e8cab?page=2"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER SEP 2016 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/851e8cab?page=3"> Ordnance Barracks, Government Road, Aldershot, Ha</a> <a title="SOLDIER SEP 2016 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/851e8cab?page=4"> CONTENTS SEPTEMBER 2016 VOLUME 72/09 Picture: M</a> <a title="SOLDIER SEP 2016 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/851e8cab?page=5"> `The greatest show on 22 earth' </a> <a title="SOLDIER SEP 2016 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/851e8cab?page=6"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER SEP 2016 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/851e8cab?page=7"> british troops' NEWS asset THE INFORMER news@so</a> <a title="SOLDIER SEP 2016 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/851e8cab?page=8"> Atasteof GLOBAL sitrep army events Across the wo</a> <a title="SOLDIER SEP 2016 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/851e8cab?page=9"> Intelligence for the atlas? 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