Live updates

Midlands reservists train for new role alongside Danish army

British forces
The Government say they are seeking to modernise British forces Credit: MOD

TA troops from the West Midlands have been training for future operations in Denmark.

Soldiers from 4 Mercian will be deploying to Uganda at the end of the month to train the Ugandan Army who are due to undertake a UN tour of Somalia.

4 Mercian
4 Mercian will deploy to Uganda at the end of the month Credit: MOD
4 Mercian
The TA reservists will also be sent to Cyprus next year Credit: MOD

Next year the regiment will also be sending a company of reservists on Op Tosca, a six month peacekeeping mission to Cyprus.

4 Mercian
4 Mercian are to train the Ugandan Army Credit: MOD


Today's top stories