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2 RGR Train with their French counterparts

6th February 2014

A small team from 2 RGR in Shorncliffe visited France to train with 4eme Regiment de Chasseurs.  The team was hosted by Colonel Dirou and his Regiment. The 4eme paired with 2 RGR and this was the first opportunity to get together as part of the UK’s Defence Engagement. The 2 RGR team, led by Lt Carl Schroeder, joined in the skiing competition with their French counterparts.

Rfn Suraj Yakha and LCpl Anil Chhetri 2 RGR put in especially good performances in the team slalom competition, finishing 12th & 16th respectively from the 100-odd competitors. Their result was commented on by many of the French Teams who have been skiing for quite a while!


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