Parachute Regiment (Unitit Kinrick)

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The Parachute Regiment
Logo of the Parachute Regiment.png
Active1940 – present
Kintra Unitit Kinrick
Brainch Breetish Airmy
TeepAirborne Infantry
Role1st BattalionSpecial Forces Support
2nt BattalionParachute Infantry
3rd Battalion—Parachute Infantry
4t BattalionAirmy Reserve
SizeFour battalions
Pairt o16 Air Assault Brigade
Special Forces Support Group
Garrison/HQ1st Battalion—St Athan
2nd Battalion—Colchester
3rd Battalion—Colchester
4th Battalion—Pudsey
Nickname(s)The Paras
Motto(s)"Utrinque Paratus" (Latin)
"Ready for Anything"[1]
MairchQuick—Ride o the Valkyries
Slaw—Pomp an Circumstance No 4[2]
Mascot(s)Shetland Pony (Pegasus)
Commanders
Colonel-in-ChiefHRH Prince of Wales[3]
Colonel CommandantLieutenant General Sir John Lorimer KCB DSO MBE [4]
Notable
commanders
General Anthony Farrar-Hockley GBE KCB DSO MC ADC Gen
General Roland Gibbs GCB CBE DSO MC ADC Gen
General Mike Jackson KCB CBE DSO ADC Gen
General Rupert Smith KCB DSO OBE QGM
Insignia
Parachute WeengsWings badge.JPG
Drap zone flashes150px

The Parachute Regiment is ane o the regiments that maks up the Breetish airmy. It the airborne infantry regiment o the Breetish Airmy. It's trainin is ane o the teuchest in the warld that helps it be kent as an elite fechtin force.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Life as a paratrooper". BBC news. 23 August 2001. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 
  2. "Those Magnificent Men, compact disc". The Band of the Parachute Regiment. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 
  3. "Special Relationships and Regiments". The Prince of Wales. Retrieved 3 March 2011. 
  4. "Memorial service General Sir Charles Harrington". London: The Times. 25 April 2007. Retrieved 3 March 2011.