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Local regiment to parade through Brighton and Hove for Armed …

The Princess of Wales s Royal Regiment 1 is to mark Armed Forces Day tomorrow (Saturday 28 June) with a parade in Brighton and Hove. The regiment s 1st Battalion and the Band of the Blues and Royals will march from the Peace Statue in Hove to New Road in Brighton. The soldiers will set off from the Peace Statue at 11am and march along the seafront, up West Street and down North Street before reaching New Road at about 11.20am.

There will also be a veterans and cadets parade and inspection in New Road with more events during the day. These include musical performances by the Vintage Hot Five and the Rockabellas between noon and 4pm, information stands and talks and children s performances in the Brighton Unitarian Church 2 in New Road. The parade and performances are part of a programme of civic and community events taking place this summer as Brighton and Hove commemorates the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

For more information visit http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/press-release/d-day-and-world-war-one-commemorations 3 and http://www.visitbrighton.com/first-world-war 4 . The Princess of Wales s Royal Regiment, which has local roots, was awarded the Freedom of Brighton and Hove in 1996. One of its predecessor regiments, the Royal Sussex Regiment, was granted the Freedom of Brighton in 1944 and Hove in 1958 when the two towns were run by separate councils.

Brighton and Hove City Council 5 said: Rolling road closures will be put in place along the route from 10.50am while the march takes place, with the aim of keeping disruption to a minimum.

References ^ Princess of Wales s Royal Regiment (www.army.mod.uk) ^ Brighton Unitarian Church (www.brightonunitarian.org.uk) ^ http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/press-release/d-day-and-world-war-one-commemorations (www.brighton-hove.gov.uk) ^ http://www.visitbrighton.com/first-world-war (www.visitbrighton.com) ^ Brighton and Hove City Council (www.brighton-hove.gov.uk)

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June 22: Regiment To Host Fishing Tournament

The Bermuda Regiment s Warrant Officers & Sergeants Mess will be hosting the 61st Annual Fishing Tournament on Sunday, 22 June, 2014. Fishing commences at 6.00am and ends at 3.00pm, with the weigh in station at Robinson s Marina. The Fish Fry and Prize presentation will be held on Sunday, 28 June, 2014.

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Prime Minster announces South-West Asia Theatre Honours …

South-West Asia Theatre Honours Ottawa, Ontario 9 May 2014 In March 2014, Canada s operations in Afghanistan, the longest armed conflict in Canadian history, drew to a close. Over the past 12 years, more than 40,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen and airwomen served in the South-West Asia region in the largest deployment of Canadian troops since the Second World War. Canada is committed to recognizing the dedication and sacrifice made by Canada s men and women in uniform who took part in the conflict in Afghanistan.

To this end, on May 9, 2014, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that eligible units of the Royal Canadian Navy, the Canadian Army, Royal Canadian Air Force and the Canadian Special Operations Forces that participated in the South-West Asia theatre of conflict have been bestowed with the Arabian Sea or the Afghanistan Theatre Honour. Theatre Honours are a type of Battle Honour given to publicly recognize a Canadian Armed Forces unit for successful participation in a theatre of armed conflict. Such honours have been awarded after every major conflict in which Canada has been engaged.

The following units will be receiving the Theatre Honours: ARABIAN SEA Royal Canadian Navy Units HMCS Algonquin HMCS Calgary HMCS Charlottetown HMCS Fredericton HMCS Halifax HMCS Iroquois HMCS Montr al HMCS Ottawa HMCS Preserver HMCS Protecteur HMCS Regina HMCS St. John s HMCS Toronto HMCS Vancouver HMCS Winnipeg AFGHANISTAN Royal Canadian Navy Units Fleet Diving Unit (Atlantic) Fleet Diving Unit (Pacific) Canadian Army Units The Royal Canadian Dragoons Lord Strathcona s Horse (Royal Canadians) 12 e R giment blind du Canada 1 The Governor General s Horse Guards The Ontario Regiment (RCAC) The Queen s York Rangers (1st American Regiment) (RCAC) 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise s) 1st Hussars The Prince Edward Island Regiment (RCAC) The Royal Canadian Hussars (Montreal) The British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught s Own) The South Alberta Light Horse The Saskatchewan Dragoons The King s Own Calgary Regiment (RCAC) The British Columbia Dragoons The Fort Garry Horse Le R giment de Hull (RCAC) The Windsor Regiment (RCAC) The Royal Canadian Regiment 2 Princess Patricia s Canadian Light Infantry Royal 22 e R giment 3 Governor General s Foot Guards The Canadian Grenadier Guards The Queen s Own Rifles of Canada The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada Les Voltigeurs de Qu bec The Royal Regiment of Canada The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment) The Princess of Wales Own Regiment The Lincoln and Welland Regiment The Royal Highland Fusiliers of Canada The Grey and Simcoe Foresters The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment) The Brockville Rifles Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent Le R giment de la Chaudi re Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal The Princess Louise Fusiliers The Royal New Brunswick Regiment The West Nova Scotia Regiment The Nova Scotia Highlanders The CapeBreton Highlanders Le R giment de Maisonneuve The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Duke of Edinburgh s Own) The Royal Winnipeg Rifles The Essex and Kent Scottish 48th Highlanders of Canada Le R giment du Saguenay The Algonquin Regiment The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise s) The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment The North Saskatchewan Regiment The Royal Regina Rifles The Rocky Mountain Rangers The Loyal Edmonton Regiment (4th Battalion, Princess Patricia s Canadian Light Infantry) The Queen s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada The Royal Westminster Regiment The Calgary Highlanders Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary s) The Royal Montreal Regiment The Irish Regiment of Canada The Toronto Scottish Regiment (Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother s Own) Royal Canadian Air Force Units 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron 427 Special Operations Aviation Squadron 430 Tactical Helicopter Squadron 436 Transport Squadron Special Forces Canadian Special Operations Regiment 1 As a regimental-level award, the theatre honour Afghanistan is awarded to the regiment and shared by its Regular and Reserve Force regiments 2 As a regimental-level award, the theatre honour Afghanistan is awarded to the regiment and shared by all of its Regular and Reserve Force battalions 3 As a regimental-level award, the theatre honour Afghanistan is awarded to the regiment and shared by all of its Regular and Reserve Force battalions PROCESS FOR THE CREATION OF THEATRE HONOURS The process for the creation of Theatre Honours is the same for all types of Battle Honours. Following the end of a conflict, the Canadian Armed Forces begins the process of determining battle nomenclature (theatres, campaigns, battles, etc.) in order to create the specific Battle Honours for that conflict.

Afterward, the eligibility criteria for awarding each of those honours is then determined. Each of these steps ultimately leads to approval by the Chief of the Defence Staff, who then forwards them to the Governor General, the final authority for the creation of Battle Honours and the eligibility criteria for each. The third step in the process is the allocation of the Battle Honours to individual Canadian Armed Forces units by the Chief of the Defence Staff.

ALLOCATION CRITERIA Arabian Sea Theatre Honour Units of the Royal Canadian Navy will be granted the Theatre Honour Arabian Sea if they deployed to Combined Task Force 50 or Combined Task Force 150 within the geographical boundaries of the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman, the Arabian Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea, the Suez Canal and those parts of the Indian Ocean north of 5 degrees south latitude and west of 68 degrees east longitude. Units of the Royal Canadian Air Force will be granted the Theatre Honour Arabian Sea if they deployed within the air spaces of Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman, the Arabian Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea, the Suez Canal and those parts of the Indian Ocean north of 5 degrees south latitude and west of 68 degrees east longitude. Afghanistan Theatre Honour Units of the Royal Canadian Navy will be granted the Theatre Honour Afghanistan if their cumulative contribution of personnel reached a minimum of 20 per cent of the strength of the originating unit in the geographical area of Afghanistan.

Units of the Canadian Army will be granted the Theatre Honour Afghanistan if their cumulative contribution of personnel reached a minimum level of 20 per cent of the effective strength of the originating unit in the geographical area of Afghanistan. Units of the Royal Canadian Air Force will be granted the Theatre Honour Afghanistan if they deployed within the air space of Afghanistan. Units of the Canadian Special Operations Forces will be granted the Theatre Honour Afghanistan if they deployed within the land space of Afghanistan and their cumulative contribution of personnel reached a minimum level of 20 per cent of the effective strength of the originating unit in the geographical area of Afghanistan.

UBIQUE Motto The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery, the Corps of Royal Canadian Engineers and Joint Task Force 2 do not carry individual battle honours, but instead use the motto UBIQUE, meaning everywhere.

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