The drop was conducted under fire and the assault and reduction of the Egyptian coastal defences before the amphibious landings cost the Battalion four killed and three officers and 29 men wounded. A Hastings aircraft with Jeeps attached for dropping, Suez 1953. Before leaving for North Africa with the 1st Parachute Brigade intense parachute and field exercises were conducted to prepare the new battalion for combat. They departed in October. 3 PARA versus 4th Bn The Rifles, 11 February 2015. Small arms shooting, Budd VC/Absolon MM Military Skills Competition, 3 PARA, Colchester, November 2012. Memorial to 3 PARA in the St Mary and St Nicholas Church at Spalding, Overwatch for a patrol on Op Herrick VIII, Pte Tony Harrison Palace Barracks Northern Ireland 1989-91 Tour, Sgt McKay and 3 PARA Memorials Mount Longdon. In this blog, Padre Robin Richardson – attached to 3 PARA – reflects on what he has seen to change over the last 6 months. Roled as an Airborne light infantry unit, the battalion is capable of a wide range of operational taskings. Ex Anakonda: Members of A Coy 3 PARA, 2 October 2014. 'Lofty' Corboy, 3 PARA, Canal Zone, 1952. An attempted terrorist attack on a Paris bound train is prevented by three courageous young Americans. Profits from all sales made through our shop go directly to Support Our Paras, so every purchase you make with us will directly benefit The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces. This, to a certain extent, is similar to grouping a thletes by age, gender or weight. Op Herrick XIII. On 9th September the Battalion landed by sea at Taranto Harbour Italy and moved north up the east coast to Barletta, with little opposition. First Service Number: 14458239 1 Platoon, A Coy, 3 Para. Radfan. Paras Mingins, Stafford and Wiceman. 1942-3        Lt Col RG Pine-Coffin, DSO, MC. 3 PARA Update from Afghanistan, December 2010. Date Unknown. 2 Commando was redeployed to parachute duties and on 21 November re-designated the 11th Special Air Service Battalion, with both a parachute and glider wing,[4][5] the men of which took part in the first British airborne operation, Operation Colossus, on 10 February 1941. 27th, 1944. 1987-8            Lt Col RD Llewellin Organic mineral chelates, pure vitamins, lyophilized glandular concentrates and other complementary nutritional factors are synergistically combined to maximize intestinal absorption and … 16 Air Assault Brigade marks Remembrance Sunday, 8 November 2015. A member of 3 PARA demonstrating an upgraded Laser Light Module Mk 3 mounted on the SA-80 Mk2. This rumour was found to be true when an officer of the regiment discovered human excrement in his shoe, no one was found guilty of the prank however until a couple of years later where Michael Smith (1st Battalion), caught Sam Bowyer (3rd Battalion) placing human excrement into his boots.[12]. Two British Sergeants who served closely with the Estonian Company in northern Nad 'Ali, Helmand province, for six months have been awarded with the Estonian Army Silver Cross of Merit. 3 PARA marching through Aldershot towards the railway station, c1951. If you are currently a ParaData member please login. In Para sports, a thletes are grouped by the degree of activity limitation resulting from the impairment. The next active deployment was Afghanistan in 2006, when 3 PARA formed the nucleus of a 1,200 strong all-arms Battle Group with 16th Air Assault Brigade. In this short video you will see a PARA-based Second Brain implementation. 3 PARA soldier loading up for a patrol, Musa Qala, Afghanistan, August 2008. Two members of 3 PARA after the demolition of the village of Gaynaeim, Canal Zone, 1952. The Wadi Dhubson previously considered impregnable to Europeans was taken and 200 square miles of mountainous terrain and villages dominated in an internal security operation that cost the battalion one killed and seven wounded. A company was based at Cyprus. The Battlegroup is drawing towards the end of its tour now. 3 PARA working with a French Leclerc tank at CENZUB, France, 2012. Bernard Cribbins visits Merville Barracks, 15 January 2016. Four members of 3 PARA on patrol in a barren landscape. Account of the escape 3386706 Pte John Clifford Crowther, 3 Para Bn. Report on Operation of 3rd Parachute Battalion in Attack on Green Hill. 3 PARA march past HM King George VI after the presentation of the Colours, Aldershot 1950. Report on the air aspects of the airborne operation at El Gamil airfield, Port Said. Citation for Capt Matthew Selfridge, June 1982. Disbanded Jun 48 Airborne infantry make French connection, April 2016. Pte Michael Wotton and pals, 3 PARA, date unknown. Members from C Company 3 PARA awaiting extraction from Sangin 2006, Pte Smith and LCpl Muller swapping patrolling for piloting a Chinook for the day, Camp Bastion 2006, Land Rover WMIK (Weapons Mounted Installation Kit) on patrol in Afghanistan, 2008, Jason Connolly patrolling in Zabul, Afghanistan, 2008. ACOY currently comprises of 1SEC, 2SEC, AAC and FSG. Description of the capture of El Gamil airfield by 3rd Parachute Battalion. Members of A Coy 3 PARA, Ex Anakonda, 2 October 2014. 4 PARA act as reserves for 2 and 3 PARA, augmenting them at Company level (exercises) and on an individual level (operations). [11] A large part of the training regime consisted of assault courses and route marching while military exercises included capturing and holding airborne bridgeheads, road or rail bridges and coastal fortifications. Pte Edwards on base carrying a 'Minimi', Iraq, 2005. Northern Ireland Tours: Looking down steep slope that Sgt McKay VC attacked, Mount Longdon, 11 June 2012. Conversion course to Hastings aircraft, 3 PARA, Canal Zone, Egypt. Start studying 3 - Cosas puertorriqueñasDrop down Activity Hide details Instructions Select the correct category for each item based on Panorama.. Those men who successfully completed the parachute course were presented with their maroon beret and parachute wings. While in Malta, the men trained in Cyprus, Sicily and Greece. Citation for the award of a Military Medal to Pte Harry Parker, 30 April 1943. Account of 3 PARA's actions at Falklands by CSM Mills. Field Marshal Montgomery shaking hands with 2nd Lt John McDonnell, date unknown. Para-Pack is the original multi-nutrient formulation designed to provide highly specific nutritional support. A new 3 PARA was resurrected in July 1948, formed from the 7th (light Infantry) Parachute Battalion. Like its bigger brother, the Para 3 has the Compression Lock, textured G-10 scales, and a full-flat ground blade. 1944           Lt Col JAC Fitch. Shooting as part of the Budd VC/Absolon MM Military Skills Competition, 3 PARA, Colchester, November 2012. The Para 3 takes all the proven features and benefits of Spyderco’s best-selling Para Military™2 and distills them into an even more compact all-purpose cutting tool. Group photo of C Coy, 3rd Parachute Battalion, possibly Spalding, Lincs, 1944. Two internal security tours in Bahrain followed between 1961-2 and again in 1964-5. During the night of 11th/12th June 1982, 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment mounted a silent night attack on an enemy battalion position on Mount Longdon, an important objective in the battle for. On 2nd April 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands, a British Territory in the South Atlantic, followed the next day by an assault on South Georgia. The battalion was deployed in Northern Ireland 12 times between 1971 and 2004, during the Troubles. Op BANNER (ETB)           Dec 99-Jun 2000    6 Months Temporary burial site for the majority of 3 PARA, Teal Inlet, Falklands, 1982. Lt-Col H Jones (right) and Lt-Col Hew Pike on flight deck of HMS Hermes. 'Geordie' B McHugh cleaning his Enfield rifle, 3 PARA, Canal Zone, 1952. Pte Hunt, 3 PARA has a trim – clippers powered from street lamp, Ismailia, 25/1/52. Presentation of Colours, programme of events, 15 July 1974. An Egyptian Soviet SU100 Self Propelled Tank Destroyer captured by 3 PARA, Suez, 1956. Olympic champion visits Army boxers, 22 October 2014. 3 PARA conducted the first and last battalion parachute assault since the War when it attacked El Gamil airfield west of Port Said on 5th November 1956, during the Suez Crisis. In 1981, it joined 5th Infantry Brigade at Aldershot on the reconversion of British Army Field Forces back into brigades. In 2008 3 PARA returned from yet another intense six month tour in Afghanistan with the 16th Air Assault Brigade. By 1989 they were back in Northern Ireland for a 26-month residential tour lasting until 1991. Remembrance Day service in Patrol Base 3 in Nar-E-Saraj South on 11 November 2010. [8][nb 1] Anyone failing to complete a descent was returned to his old unit. Their friendship was their greatest weapon that saved the lives of those on board. Three officers from A Company 3rd Parachute Battalion sit on a wall in a courtyard. Signed print of 1950 Colours presentation. In 1982, it was hurriedly transferred to 3 Commando Brigade, along with 2 PARA, to reinforce that brigade ahead of the Task Force's sailing for the Falklands Conflict. 302.3.5(c), Stress Due to Sustained Loads (B31.3-2012) Date Issued: April 14, 2014 A UN tour in Cyprus between May-October 1972 preceded the presentation of new Colours to the Battalion, with the other regular battalions and 4 PARA in 1974. The 3rd Battalion , The Parachute Regiment drop into Suez, 5 November 1956. Photocopy and transcript of condolence letter from Captain Peter Waddy. Members of 3 PARA, Canal Zone border, January 1952. CO 3 PARA Anthony Farrar-Hockley briefs soldiers prior to Radfan operations. British and American paratroopers train together at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, August 2014. Sgt Bill Williams from 3rd Parachute Battalion at a road block north of Haifa. A member of the Parachute Regiment demonstrating an upgraded Laser Light Module Mk 3 mounted on the SA-80 Mk2. Group photograph of 8 Platoon, C Coy 3 PARA, Belfast, 1978. Setting up a GPMG as part of the Budd VC/Absolon MM Military Skills Competition, 3 PARA, Colchester, November 2012. Pte F Shedd, left, with pals of the 3rd Battalion, 1945. Account of 3 PARA's actions at Falklands by Maj David Collett. CQMS Hayburn, Major Dennison, CSM Watson of A Coy, 3rd Para Bn at Altamura, Italy, 1943. Intelligence Section, Headquarter Company, 3rd Parachute Battalion. Soldiers of 3 PARA crossing a ditch, Kandahar, Afghanistan, 2008. 2 PARA was the first battalion to move to Colchester to co-locate with the newly formed 16th Air Assault Brigade and completed two more Northern Ireland tours between 2000 and 2002. Training was as a result designed to encourage a spirit of self-discipline, self-reliance and aggressiveness. Tidworth, 1982. 3 PARA Adj P Billings at the Dedication Ceremony of Pte Walton’s new headstone Pembroke Cemetery, Malta, 2013. DCM citation for John McDonnell for actions in North Africa, 1943. “I’m here trying to bring peace and love to your fucking stone-age country,” he explains. The film begins on 5 September 2006 near the Kajaki dam in Helmand province. C Company group meanwhile reinforced the 1 PARA Group with the 5th Airborne Brigade operational deployment to Kosovo in 1999. Airborne forces make transatlantic leap to show off joint capability. Members of 3 PARA on an 'Air-portability Course' RAF Kasfareet, Canal Zone, 1952. Member of 3 PARA gets a haircut, Shandur camp, Canal Zone, 3/1/52. Prisoners of the 1st Parachute Squadron and 3rd Parachute Battalion captured at Arnhem, 1944. Mastiff in use with B Coy, 3 PARA, Musa Qala, Afghanistan, August 2008. Conversion course to Hastings aircraft. [17][18][19], In April 2019 the battalion was investigated by the Ministry of Defence when a video circulated on social media showing four members of 3 PARA firing simulation weapons at an image of Labour leader and Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn.[20]. 1944-5        Lt Col RTH Lonsdale, DSO. A unique part of the 3rd Battalion is the inclusion of the Guards Parachute Platoon, which is incorporated into B Company and also known as 6 (Guards) Platoon. After the Tunisian campaign, the battalion and brigade rejoined the 1st Airborne Division, and took part in Operation Fustian in Sicily, and Operation Slapstick on the Italian mainland. Group photo of men from A Company, 3 PARA, Kandahar, Afghanistan, 2008, Guards Para Association Visit to 6 (Guards) Platoon, 3 PARA, March 2008. 5 Platoon, B Company, 3 PARA, Herrick IV, Afghanistan, 2006. 3 PARA's Camp, Waynes Keep, Nicosia Cyprus, 1951. Members of Anti- tank Platoon, 3 PARA, Radfan, 1964. Spearhead                      Mar-Jun 92             3 Months 2005-8            Lt Col SJC Tootal 3 PARA soldier engaging the enemy, Musa Qala, Afghanistan, August 2008. Signals Platoon, D Company, 3 PARA, Kenya, 2010. Longlease Road, British Army’s rapid reaction force jump into Poland: Ex Anakonda, 2 October 2014. Pte Willian Barclay in Eygpt serving with 3 PARA, Pte Wayne Hughes A Coy 3 Para - Wreath laying at Wayne's Keep Cemetery ABF Day 1986, RSM JC Lord in full voice, taken on leaving the Regiment for RMAS, 1947. 2033893. North West slope, Mount Longdon, 11 June 2012. Example of letter from Col Flood to wounded members of 3 PARA in Radfan, 1964. Op BANNER (URB)          Jul 97-Jan 98          6 Months The Spyderco Para 3 is a compact version of the spectacular Paramilitary 2 folding knife. 3 PARA soldiers move across typically difficult terrain in the Radfan mountains, May 1964. Spalding, Lincs, 1944, No 9 Platoon, C Company, 3rd Parachute Battalion, taken at Spalding, Lincolnshire, in July 1944. Paratroopers of A Company, 3 PARA move in to take the airport centre of El Gamil airfield while other men are still descending. 4 PARA The 4th Battalion, the Parachute Regiment (4 PARA) is a Territorial unit staffed by civilians. The Ups and Downs of the Third Platoon p.76, List of Second World War British airborne battalions, "Army – Question for Ministry of Defence", "CAIN: Events: Fr. The battalion first saw action during the Operation Torch landings, and then further operations in North Africa, by the independent 1st Parachute Brigade. The battalion was disbanded in 1948, but was reformed by the re-numbering of the 7th (Light Infantry) Parachute Battalion as the 3rd later the same year. Olympic champion at Army boxing match, 11 February 2015. Ends in 3 hours 36 minutes 12 seconds Ends in 03: 36: 12 $9.67 $ 9 . Pallbearers from 3 PARA enter the church for the funeral of Pte John Howard, 21 December 2010, The 3 PARA pallbearers led the funeral procession of Pte John Howard, 21 December 2010, A soldier from 3 PARA Support Coy enjoys Christmas Dinner, Patrol Base Shizad, Afghanistan, 25 December 2010, Sgt Wayne Shorthouse receives the Estonian Army Silver Cross of Merit. 3 PARA veterans unveil the new McKay VC Memorial at Mount Longdon, 23 March 2015. Your game score is compared to your high score (with an added increment of about 10%-20%), and that is your final review score (before it gets randomized a bit and you get to see it). Jimmy Ferguson and Peter Malone, Bahrain c1962. Captain Bill Wilson, adjutant 3rd Parachute Battalion on refresher course Aquin, 1947. Paratroopers train with US Army medics, 25 March 2015. In this contribution, we present a new iSF material in a para-azaquinodimethane-based quinoidal conjugated polymer. Paratroopers from B COY, 3 PARA on Ex Iberian Eagle, Spain, December 2012. Members of 3 PARA, Op Herrick XIII, 2011. A Member of 3 PARA takes part in Exercise Eagles Flight, 2012. Members of 3 PARA, Ross Road, Stanley on the morning of 14 June 1982. These were situated in the area of the ‘Green Zone’ fertile farmland stretching one kilometre either side of the Helmand River. 1 Section 7 Platoon 3 PARA Niquilabad Kalay November 2010. 3 PARA exiting Dakotas, Thetford Norfolk, 1951. 1982-5            Lt Col RA Smith, OBE, QGM As the first NATO troops to enter Helmand they were soon engaged in some of the heaviest fighting the British Army had seen since the Korean War. 7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, A (1st City of London) Battery Honourable Artillery Company, 2nd Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 53rd (Worcester Yeomanry) Airlanding Light Regiment, 6th Airborne Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=3rd_Battalion,_Parachute_Regiment&oldid=994410594, 1941 establishments in the United Kingdom, Military units and formations established in 1941, Military units and formations disestablished in 1948, Military units and formations established in 1948, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 15 December 2020, at 16:04. Both 2 and 3 PARA were among the first troops to enter Port Stanley after the Argentinean surrender on 14th June. Two paratroopers pose with a mirror in a Port Said flat. With a population from various ethic backgrounds. Members of 3 PARA, C Coy's 'Tache-Off', Operation Herrick IV, 2006. Major Mike Walsh OC A Coy 3 PARA observing for enemy while under fire, c1964. Group photograph of Machine Gun Platoon, 3 PARA, Sudan, 1975. Pte Hunt, 3 PARA, somewhere in the desert between Suez and Cairo. Interviewed 10 January 1945. 2008. HQ Coy 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, 1945, Vickers Machine Gun Platoon 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, 1945. 1978-80          Lt Col K Coates, MBE In May 1964 counter-insurgency operations against dissident tribesmen occurred with 45 Commando in the Radfan Mountains north of Aden. The Indians supported the Socialist People’s National congress while the Africans backed the communist inspired People’s National congress. 3 PARA soldier on patrol with a Light Machine Gun, Musa Qala, Afghanistan, 2008. Exercise Emerald Atlas, B Company, 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, September 2016. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Initial parachute jumps were from a converted barrage balloon and finished with five jumps from an aircraft. 3 PARA at the Army Major Units Boxing Championship, 11 February 2015. It entered Basra with the 7th Armoured Brigade in early April and later moved to secure the southern half of Maysan Province, prior to departure at the end of May. The Chaplain-General conducting the Consecration Service of the Colours, Aldershot 19 July 1950. If you are not currently a ParaData member but wish to get involved please register. The Battalion was formed in September 1941 from volunteers from across the Army at Hardwick in Derbyshire and commanded by Lt Col GW Lathbury. Introduction: The New Drug Application (NDA) is the vehicle in the United States through which drug sponsors formally propose that the FDA approve a new pharmaceutical for sale and marketing. Is Notion an Evernote replacement, additional tool, or not. Remains of an Argentine position on west slope, Mount Longdon, 11 June 2012. [3] On 22 June 1940, No. Is Notion an Evernote replacement, additional tool, or not. L/Cpl Peter McKinley, MC. Sarafand, Palestine, November 1945. This was the first time the brigade had deployed complete on an operation since its inception in September 1999. The 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment (3 PARA), is a battalion sized formation of the British Army's Parachute Regiment and is a subordinate unit within 16 Air Assault Brigade. 'Taffy' Bourne, 3 PARA, Canal Zone, 1952. Members of B Company 3 PARA, Belfast, date unknown. 3 PARA was then sent on an accompanied tour to Malta in 1968-70, primarily to cover the withdrawal of British forces from Libya. Members of 3 PARA relaxing in Singapore, 1975. Op BANNER                    Feb-Jun 92              4 Months Conversion course to Hastings aircraft, 3 PARA, Canal Zone, Egypt, February 1952. 3 PARA lost two killed and several wounded clearing the fort and village buildings at El Naquil in concert with 45 Commando. Op BANNER                    Feb-Jun 78              4 Months Members of 3 PARA in the cemetery with a captured HMG, Suez, 1956. 2012-15          Lt Col MW Shervington Two members of 3 PARA, Finiston School, Northern Ireland, 1974. NIBAT 4                          Dec 01- Jun 02      6 Months Reminiscences of Corporal Grout of 3 PARA. 2010-12          Lt Col J Coates 1995-8            Lt Col RH Gash Map of North Africa showing landing zones of 1st, 2nd and 3rd Parachute Battalions, 1942. By early December they returned to the UK to prepare for the invasion of Europe. Raymond Murray. Cpl Connolly, Outside Camp Roberts, Kandahar Air Field (KAF), Afghanistan, Summer 2008. Airborne forces make longest jump to show Swift Response, June 2016. After your device battery has exhausted, your result can be found from (please bookmark, or write down, this URL before starting the battery test) Montgomery talks to Sgt Philip McDonnell, with other NCOs of the 3rd Parachute Battalion. 1980-2            Lt Col HWR Pike, DSO, MBE 3 PARA booklet of their UN tour in Cyprus, June - December 1986. Pegasus extract from January 1957 including Port Said memories and obituaries of those killed at Suez. November 1942-July 1943. Centre: LCpl Bayliss and Pte Blackledge, 3 PARA, waiting to jump on 67th Arnhem Anniversary, 2011. The rest were blocked with heavy casualties and fell back to Oosterbeek where the 1st British Airborne Division was destroyed in an epic nine day stand. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Before and after visiting a friend or loved one in a hospital or nursing home, unless the person is sick with Clostridioides difficile (if so, use soap and water to wash hands). Jason Connolly ACPOing with 3 PARA Mortars, Afghanistan, 2008. Parachuting masterclass for international partners, May 2016. Warrant Officer’s & Sergeant’s Mess, 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment. Members of 3 PARA, Armagh, Northern Ireland, date unknown. In 1984 the Battalion completed a six month tour to Belize and a further UN tour with UNFICYP in Cyprus two years later. B Company The 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment September 1945. D ifferent sports require athletes to perform different activities, such as: sprinting, propelling a wheelchair, rowing and shooting. First thing everybody needs to understand: Good quality game DOES NOT MEAN good reviews In this game, you compete exclusivelyagainst your own previous high score (except in the very beginning of the game, where you compete against a pre-set top score value, until you can beat it and set your first high score). Programme for the Presentation of Colours at Rushmoor Arena, 1974. 3 PARA search for arms in Ismailia, Egypt, 20/1/52. Sgt Chris Howard, 3 PARA Anti-Tank Platoon, San Carlos, Falklands, 1982. A Company 3 PARA on patrol in Chah-e Anjir alongside the Afghan National Army, Herrick XIII. Newpaper article announcing Sgt McDonnell's DCM and the birth of his son, Daily Mirror, 1943. 3 PARA on exercise at Fort Churchill, Hudson Bay, Canada. Report by Maj Terrell, OC A Coy 3rd Para Bn, on action at 'Green' Hill, January 1943. 3 PARA soldier carrying a GPMG, Kandahar, Afghanistan, 2008. 3 PARA mortar team loading 81mm mortar, Musa Qala, Afghanistan, August 2008. We are a UK and European based group, using British Army Equipment and Tactics in Bohemia Interactive's ArmA 3. 1954-7            Lt Col PE Crook, DSO, OBE Make a donation to Airborne Assault ParaData to help preserve the history of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces. The 3rd Parachute Battalion was formed in 1941 from volunteers from various infantry regiments. L/Sgt Royles, Sgt Quinn and Sgt Chambers of B Coy, 3rd Para Bn, Algeria, 1943. Report on the mounting of Operation Musketeer. Presentation of colours by King George VI to 1, 2 and 3 PARA, Aldershot 1950. Soldiers of B Coy, 3 PARA patrolling through undergrowth in Musa Qala, Afghanistan, August 2008. Help Children Learn With Our Selection Of Teaching Supplies. Armed paratroopers sit on rocky ground for a pause in operations. On the 12th November 1942 the 3rd Battalion captured the German airfield at Bone in Tunisia, the first British Army battalion level parachute operation. Ex Anakonda: a paratrooper lands on the training area, 2 Oct 2014. Soldiers from 3 PARA setting up the Javelin, STANTA, Norfolk, 2013. Para-Pack Hypo-Allergenic - Multi-Vitamin, Mineral and Glandular Formula* Para-Pack is the original multi-nutrient formulation designed to provide highly specific nutritional support for the parasympathetic dominant individual. 3 Platoon, A Company, 3 PARA, Malta 1969. Afghan National Army soldier operating with 3 PARA, Kandahar, Afghanistan, 2008, Paras playing volleyball in Hutal, Maywand, Afghanistan April 2008, Soldier in the hills of Zabul, Afghanistan June 2008, Platoon Commander meeting local elders in Zabul, June 2008, Soldier with Children in Kandahar City, June 2008, Local man greets soldiers of 3 PARA in Kandahar City, June 2008, 3 PARA soldier patrolling with SA80A2 Under slung Grenade Launcher, Kandahar, Afghanistan, June 2008, Soldiers of 3 PARA sport helmets and shorts in Kandahar, Afghanistan, June 2008, Soldier from 3 PARA at .50 Cal Heavy Machine Gun position, Kandahar, Afghanistan, 2008, Quad bike in use by 3 PARA, Kandahar, Afghanistan, July 2008. The drop was conducted under fire and the assault and reduction of the Egyptian coastal defences before the amphibious landings cost the Battalion four killed and three officers and 29 men wounded. 1 Parachute Training School, RAF Ringway. The Dey and Kempster brothers, RAF Brize Norton, 1980. Buy the latest collection from 3.Paradis on our online webshop. Palestine, 1946. 2000-3            Lt Col JG Lorimer, DSO MBE Anti Tank Platoon, 3 PARA in the desert, Canal Zone, 1952. Despite underlying tension the situation remained calm during the battalion four-month tour. Denis Faul and Fr. The Guards Parachute Platoon is made up of volunteers who have passed P Company from the five Regiments of Foot Guards and Infantry qualified members of the Household Cavalry; they can be distinguished from other paratroopers by a "blue red blue" patch sewn to their beret beneath the Parachute Regiment cap badge. It's available in several different handle/blade variations and a regular or lightweight set-up. PARA gave structure to my notes by separating everything into four buckets: Projects & Tasks, Areas of Responsibility, Resources, and Archives. 16 Air Assault Brigade supports London Poppy Day, 3 November 2016. Members of A Coy 3 PARA on patrol in Chah-e Anjir, Afghanistan, Op Herrick XIII. 3 PARA advance into Stanley, Falklands, 1982. Grave of Cpl Keith McCarthy. Account of 3 PARA's actions at Falklands by Maj Philip Neame. Withdrawn to Britain with the rest of the 1st Airborne Division, the next mission was during Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Arnhem, during which the battalion was virtually wiped out. 3 PARA celebrates 75th anniversary, 1st September 2016. 3 PARA soldiers taking a break, Kandahar, Afghanistan, June 2008, Soldier from A Coy, 3 PARA rests with a GPMG, Kandahar, Afghanistan, 2008. Four members of S Company, 3rd Parachute Battalion have a moment's rest in Haifa, 1947. Headquarters Company, 3 PARA, Novices boxing team, Palace Barracks, c1990. 1 PARA is assigned to the Special Forces Support Group and come under the control of the UKSF directorate. 1943-4        Lt Col EC Yeldham. Whoa Mohammed ! Members of 8 Platoon, C Coy 3 PARA, Lenadoon, West Belfast, Northern Ireland, February 1978. It returned to the UK in 1980 to join 8th Field Force as the in-role parachute battalion. 1 Para Brigade. This was a fiercely contested tour against Taliban insurgents during which three Battalion soldiers were among 14 soldiers killed and 45 wounded in the Battle Group. A.) Paratroopers take on bobsleigh challenge, 8 December 2014. Pte Robert Wade with his sisters on his return from the Falklands, 1982. Melton Mowbray, July 1945. 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