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West Country reservists train in Cyprus

More than a hundred Territorial Army soldiers based in the West Country have been training in Cyprus. It is part of the Government's plan to get more reservists working with regular troops.

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We join territorials on exercise in Cyprus

Now, hundreds of Army reservists from the Westcountry are playing a more crucial role than ever on the frontline - as cutbacks by the MoD mean they're increasingly deployed to trouble spots around the globe.

In the first of a special series from Cyprus on the role of our Armed Forces, Francesca Carpenter has joined reservists from 6 Rifles, which are based in Exeter, on a training exercise.

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