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<br /> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY<br /> FINGER, FLOWERPOT, HONEYCOMB, HUMP<br /> ARMY ATTITUDES<br /> REVEALED<br /> BOXERS WOW AT<br /> CHAMPIONSHIPS<br /> HOW DO YOU COPE<br /> WITH STRESS?<br /> CRICKETERS RECLAIM<br /> TWENTY20 TITLE<br /> AUSSIE<br /> ADVENTURE<br /> Troops get up close to one of<br /> Earth's greatest natural wonders<br /> JULY 2019<br /> £3.50<br /> <br /> <br /> CONTENTS<br /> FEATURES<br /> 32 In deep, down under<br /> Gurkhas savour sub-aqua package<br /> 40 Soldiers sum it up<br /> Attitude survey results revealed<br /> 44 Under pressure<br /> New recruits boost their mental muscle<br /> 48 Sense of direction<br /> Coastal mission for one man and his dog<br /> REGULARS<br /> 7 The Informer<br /> Top stories from across the Service<br /> 24 Need to Know<br /> Essential tips for today's personnel<br /> 55 Talkback<br <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=1"> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=2"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=3"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=4"> CONTENTS FEATURES 32 In deep, down under </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=5"> 40 48 44 73 79 75 Natural wo</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=6"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=7"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk British troops' news a</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=8"> A taste of Army activity across the world 1. </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=9"> KI W O R L D S L L S SOLDIERS f</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=10"> We quizzed Maj Fraser Dowling (AGC (ETS</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=11"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=12"> Man down: why some ceremonial soldiers stack it S</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=13"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk IN NUMBERS: Troopi</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=14"> Picture: SSgt Rupert Frere, RLC DRUM HORSE DIES </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=15"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=16"> DRIVING PERK ■ NEW Regular Army recruits are in l</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=17"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk D-Da</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=18"> a Lo we A rucks THE clues o</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=19"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=20"> 20 JULY 2019 www.soldiermagazine.co.uk</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=21"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk Ground Army Sergean</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=22"> THE BIG PICTURE Royal Military Academy Sandhurst </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=23"> www.soldiermagazine.co.uk JULY 2019 23</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=24"> NEEDTOKNOW FITNESS | SKILLS AND DRILLS | EXPERIEN</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=25"> Fitness facts: FIVE – the average </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=26"> New heights What does it take to go from complete</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=27"> Step 4 Mountaineering first aid, Capel Curig We </a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=28"> EXPERIENCE It's an amazing story of survival A vi</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=29"> maintain his authority through some incredibly ch</a> <a title="SOLDIER JUL 2019 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d58ed72e?page=30"> CASH How to start a nest egg </a> <a 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