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<br /> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY<br /> WWW.SOLDIERMAGAZINE.CO.UK<br /> BRAZIER, GEORG<br /> GET ME<br /> E, RUDD, STOTEN<br /> JANUARY 2017<br /> JANUARY 2017 £3.50<br /> £3.50<br /> TOP<br /> SURVIVAL<br /> TIPS<br /> Could you handle<br /> Belize's jungle?<br /> <br /> <br /> CONTENTS<br /> Picture: Steve Dock<br /> FEATURES<br /> 30 Get me out of here!<br /> Young officers take on Belize<br /> 35 Fighting the frauds<br /> MP pushes for “Walter Mitty” law<br /> 41 Top five CV tips<br /> How to get ahead on civvy street<br /> 42 Antarctic epic<br /> Reservists embark on trek of a lifetime<br /> REGULARS<br /> 7 The Informer<br /> Top stories from across the Service<br /> 47 Talkback<br /> Ruminations from the ranks<br /> 53 Bullet Points<br /> Troops' intelligence assets<br /> 61 <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2017 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c178d56b?page=1"> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY </a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2017 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c178d56b?page=2"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2017 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c178d56b?page=3"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2017 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c178d56b?page=4"> CONTENTS Picture: Steve Dock FEATURES 30 Get</a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2017 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c178d56b?page=5"> They need to stop, think and adapt 35 </a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2017 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c178d56b?page=6"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2017 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c178d56b?page=7"> BRITISH TROOPS' NEWS ASSET The INFORMER Pictu</a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2017 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c178d56b?page=8"> A taste of Army events across the world GLOBAL</a> <a title="SOLDIER JAN 2017 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c178d56b?page=9"> 6. 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