The Airborne Alliance (ABA) has been established to provide a single point of focus for serving and former members of British Airborne Forces in Scotland & Northern Ireland.
On 10 Feb 1941 British Airborne forces conducted their first operation. Under the codename Op COLOSSUS a small raiding party of seven officers and 28 men from the newly formed Special Air Service Battalion under command of Major TAG Pritchard were dropped on the Tragino Aqueduct, under cover of a diversionary bombing raid on Foggia. On the 75th Anniversary of Operation COLOSSUS we are proud to launch Airborne 16, 75 Years of The Airborne Brigade.
A quiet corner of the Holywood Army base has become a poignant place of pilgrimage for the bereaved families of the security forces personnel killed in the Troubles in Northern Ireland and other conflicts around the world over the last 50 years.
Based in Edinburgh Craig has more than 20 years of experience as a photographer and specializes in Action & Event work but is always on the lookout for new projects. Originally trained in the Military Craig deployed to Iraq in 2003 and Afghanistan in 2009 to cover the Parachute Regiment & 16 Air Assault Brigade. He continues to take on military commisions such as Cambrian Patrol and the Commando Speed March
This web site has been created to encourage members and ex-members of The 1st Battalion The Parachute Regiment and the wider 1 Para family to reunite friendships old and new.
This site is for the benefit of all ex or serving members of the 2nd Btn The Parachute Regt and attached arms, along with wives or partners
This site is for the benefit of all members serving or ex serving members of 3 Para Reunion Club, also any attached arms, wives and partners
The Airborne Commemoration Foundation coordinates activities related to maintaining and honouring the memory of the Battle of Arnhem
Airborne Assault is the Regimental Museum of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces and tells the stories of the soldiers who go to war from the air.
The ultimate 10-mile endurance race. PARAS’ 10 is well established as one of the UK’s “must do” endurance challenges as indicated below by the fact over 8000 runners and ‘tabbers’ have attempted it over the last 3 years.
This site was established to support those who served in Airborne Signals from its conception to the present day. Our main objective is to provide an impartial focal point to those supporting Airborne Signals and yet remain independent of any one organisation.
Support Our Paras was established to support soldiers of The Parachute Regiment and their families.
We pride ourselves on sourcing on the highest quality Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces items. Our profits go directly to The Parachute Regiment Charity, so you can be assured that each and every purchase that you make with us will benefit The Parachute Regiment.
The history of the Indian Paratroopers dates back to October 1941 when 50 Indian Parachute Brigade was raised in Delhi. The Paratroopers proved their mettle in Sangshak and Elephant Point during World War II. They were later expanded to form 44 Indian Airborne Division (later 2 Indian Airborne Division), comprising of 50 Indian PARA, 77 Indian PARA and 14 Air Landing Brigades
The main objective of this website is to reunite members of the 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment who served in Palestine during the period 1945-48
The Parachute Regiment is required not only to execute landings from the air, but also to play the part of a Regiment of infantry of the line in fighting on the ground. In the campaigns in North Africa and Italy, Normandy, Greece, the Ardennes and Holland, and the advance across Germany to the Baltic, battalions of the Regiment have fulfilled this duty for long periods at a time. Members of the Regiment are volunteers.
The living history of the Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces
The Arnhem 1944 Fellowship is a recently established charity registered in the United Kingdom
This Association encompasses any member or ex member of any Rank, Trade or Cap Badge who has been on the establishment of an Airborne Medical Unit
Membership is open to all Past & Present Parachute trained personnel who served at anytime in or with the 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment