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<br /> MMAAGGAAZZIINNEE OOFF TTHHEE BBRRIITTIISSHH AARRMMYY<br /> FFFOOOXXX,,, MMMAAACCCLLLAAACCCHHHLLLAAANNN,,, OOOLLLLLLEEERRRTTTOOONNN<br /> SOCIETY DOESN'T CATER<br /> FOR RISK ANYMORE<br /> Ant Middleton talks<br /> survival, civvy street<br /> and missing combat<br /> £3.50<br /> MARCH 2017<br /> ALSO INSIDE: EXPED TIPS NEWS LETTERS SOLDIERSPORT MOVIES MUSIC BOOKS<br /> <br /> <br /> CONTENTS<br /> Picture: Graeme Main<br /> FEATURES<br /> 21 Military masterclass<br /> Riflemen reflect on Shader deployment<br /> 24 Laser quest<br /> Could this be the future of firepower?<br /> 28 Fighting talk<br /> Two generations debate women in combat<br /> 32 Perfect Storm<br /> Welsh warriors prepare to step up<br /> 36 Ready for this?<br /> Tips for taking on the South Pole<br /> 41 Middleton's musings<br /> TV toughman on service v civvy street<br /> 45 Why ca<a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=1"> MMAAGGAAZZIINNEE OOFF TTHHEE BBRRIITTIISSHH AARRM</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=2"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=3"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=4"> CONTENTS Picture: Graeme Main FEATURES 21 Mil</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=5"> 32 46 81 I wanted to get to the front, dictat</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=6"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=7"> BRITISH TROOPS' NEWS ASSET The INFORMER news@so</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=8"> A taste of Army events across the world GLOBAL</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=9"> 5. 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PALESTINE </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=10"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=11"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk Picture: Cpl Paul Jar</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=12"> “I would rather have been running around” – Troop</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=13"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk `Don't b</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=14"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=15"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk EARLESS F</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=16"> “Live for the adrenalin” – Life lessons, page 46 </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=17"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=18"> THE BIG PICTURE WORLDWIDE WHEELS OF FIRE THE Ro</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=19"> www.soldiermagazine.co.uk MARCH 2017 19</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=20"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=21"> LCpl Lawson Hadley (Rifles) Operation Shader, in </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=22"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=23"> IED packages near Baghdad, praises the pre- deplo</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=24"> A major new project could result in a revo</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=25"> Pictures: Steve Dock Report: Steve Muncey I </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=26"> presents implications for its deployability. </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=27"> www.soldiermagazine.co.uk MARCH 2012 21</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=28"> Graeme Main Pictures: Words: Joe Clapson Service</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=29"> Name: LCpl Holly Innes (REME) Age: 22 About: A so</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=30"> Cole: They’ve already had women at the front wit</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=31"> Soldier to soldier: Former staff sergeant Marjori</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=32"> PERFECT STORM Welsh Guards use annual serial to p</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=33"> This has been a real eye-opener </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=34"> “In Afghanistan I really enjoyed this sort of </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=35"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=36"> READY FOR Fresh from their 1,100-mile trek across</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=37"> THIS? </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=38"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=39"> ! 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href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=53"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=54"> BULLET POINTS COMPETITIONS Spine line winner: Cpl</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=55"> official duty visitors to the senior British milit</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=56"> 56 MARCH 2017 www.soldiermagazine.co.uk national</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=57"> Notice to readers The publishers of Soldier ca</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=58"> TO ADVERTISE IN SOLDIER TEL: 01252 7871</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=59"> for sale Cap badges, regimental ties, blaz</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 60" 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FOOTBALL TEAM TALK STRIKER Cpl </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=75"> RUGBY UNION MONTH IN SPORT RUGBY IN </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=76"> SCORE SERVICE: KEEP UP TO DATE WITH ALL THE </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=77"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=78"> WINTER RUN: THE ACTION CONTINUES THIS MONTH </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=79"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=80"> 80 MARCH 2017 www.soldiermagazine.co.uk</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fefeea?page=81"> UP NEXT: THE REDS FACE THE RUGBY UNION UK </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAR 2017 page 82" 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