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TYPHOONS ESCORTED two American B-52 bombers on a training mission before being scrambled twice to intercept Russian aircraft over the Baltic Sea... Read More on Page 1
CELEBRITY DOG lovers Paul O’Grady and Clare Balding are backing a campaign for a national military working dogs memorial – featuring RAF dogs Buster and Lucky... Read More on Page 5
A CENTURY of Anglo-French military co-operation was marked by a spectacular flypast over a statue of Britain’s wartime leader... Read More on Page 7
A PAIR of Royal Air Force transporters have been adapted to carry medical patients to boost Forces support in the UK fight against coronavirus... Read More on Page 9
TYPHOONS SIMULATED air attacks on battleships in the largest annual Nato maritime exercise in the Baltic region... Read More on Page 11
LIGHTNING JETS landed on HMS Queen Elizabeth to begin sea trials off the coast of Portsmouth, ahead of their maiden voyage together next year... Read More on Page 13
THE MILITARY’S ability to keep going in the face of adversity is one of the main reasons why Armed Forces veterans make successful entrepreneurs, says former Chief of Defence People (CDP) Lt Gen Richard Nugee.... Read More on Page 14-15
MORE THAN 20,000 Forces personnel have been deployed to fight on the frontline of Britain’s battle with Covid-19... Read More on Page 16
OF ALL the great British military disasters of World War II – including Dunkirk 1940 and the fall of Singapore in 1942 – the annihilation of the 1st Airborne Division at Arnhem between September 17-26, 1944 must rank as the most shameful... Read More on Page 17
Obituary – Air Cdre Jerry Witts DSO... Read More on Page 19
Obituary – Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Beavis, KCB, CBE, OBE, AFC... Read More on Page 20
WHAT STARTED off as a one-way charity challenge for the Service’s skeleton winter sports stars has ended as a virtual cross-Europe one... Read More on Page 23
THEY SHOULD be hitting speeds of 70mph on the ski slopes of Chile – instead the Service’s Alpine stars are carrying out a virtual charity journey of 7,541 miles... Read More on Page 25
SGT JUSTIN Coleman may have had the strangest start to life as RAF Rugby Union head coach, with his first season in charge being hit by the Covid-19 pandemic... Read More on Page 27


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