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Third SAS training soldier dies

A third army reserve soldier who died from injuries sustained during SAS selection training in the Brecon Beacons has been named as Corporal James Dunsby.

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Brecon offers 'tough and demanding' training for army

The army chooses to train its soldiers in the Brecon Beacons because it offers "tough and demanding" training to prepare soldiers for the front line.

  • Infantry Battle School is based in Brecon and it prepares soldiers for "high-intensity, light-role war fighting" according to the Army.
  • Soldiers are trained in a number of skills including command and leadership, weapons, live fire qualification and different tactics used by the infantry.

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