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29th March 2016

Gurkhas celebrate the festival of colours; Holi

Gurkhas based all over the UK, Brunei and Nepal celebrated the Hindu Festival of colours; Holi.  It marks the beginning of spring and symbolises ...

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17th March 2016

2 RGR Afghanistan Pre-Deployment Training

Second Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles (2 RGR) have been continuing their Afghanistan pre-deployment training. This is a special report from ...

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2nd March 2016

Gurkhas scale cliff to clear rubbish for The Queen

With a biting wind blowing of the sea, soldiers from the 2nd Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles (2 RGR) based in Sir John Moore Barracks in Folkestone ...

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15th February 2016

Another Gurkha selected as Colour Sergeant Instructor at RMA Sandhurst

Sgt Raj Rai from 2nd Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles has been selected to be Colour Sergeant Instructor at the Royal Military Academy ...

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2nd February 2016

New Colonel RGR visits HQBG

Brigadier Gerald M Strickland, DSO, MBE, assumed the appointment of Colonel, The Royal Gurkha Rifles on 1 February 2016. The Brigadier, who ...

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29th January 2016

Folkestone based Gurkha soldiers prepare for deployment to Kabul

GURKHAS from Kent have begun preparations for deployment to Afghanistan’s capital city, Kabul. The eight month tour of duty, starting in April, ...

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