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Parachute Regiment (Unitit Kinrick)

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The Parachute Regiment
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)
Colonel-in-ChiefHRH Prince of Wales[3]
Colonel CommandantLieutenant General Sir John Lorimer KCB DSO MBE [4]
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
Parachute Weengs
Drap zone flashesFile:Paras DZ Flash updated.GIF

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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  1. "Life as a paratrooper". BBC news. 23 August 2001. Retrieved 3 Mairch 2011.
  2. "Those Magnificent Men, compact disc". The Band of the Parachute Regiment. Archived frae the original on 6 Mey 2016. Retrieved 3 Mairch 2011.
  3. "Special Relationships and Regiments". The Prince of Wales. Archived frae the original on 17 October 2012. Retrieved 3 Mairch 2011.
  4. "Memorial service General Sir Charles Harrington". London: The Times. 25 Apryle 2007. Retrieved 3 Mairch 2011. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)