Angus-based Royal Marines have been pitting their elite skills against American counterparts on the arid expanse of the Mojave desert in its role as one of the world’s biggest mock battlefields.
A former Royal Marine nicknamed the “real-life Iron Man” has taken on an assault course devised by his ex-colleagues in a jet suit he invented.
Royal Marines have undergone training in chemical warfare skills to prepare for a repeat of the Novichok attack on Salisbury.
Gareth Southgate has spoken of how his Commando grandfather taught him the English spirit and principles necessary to lead the World Cup squad.
Bear Grylls has said that Gareth Southgate experienced “raw terror” as he led the England manager though the British wilderness during filming for a new programme.
Guy Fawkes: Post-traumatic stress disorder former Royal Marine reveals why he has to ‘avoid’ firework season
North East Fife based Royal Marine veteran Mark (not his real name) said bonfire night can be an especially difficult time for combat veterans with mental health issues like him, with the loud bangs, bright lights and strong smells from fireworks causing serious anguish.
A maintenance firm has stepped in to help restore an Arbroath garden trashed by “dimwit” vandals.
“There’s only one other thing that comes close to it and it has to be a firefight.”
An Arbroath woman who fell and broke her ankle while hill walking, has thanked her Royal Marines rescuers.
“Dimwit” vandals have trashed a memorial garden in the latest wanton act of vandalism to blight Arbroath this summer.