Midlands reservists train for new role alongside Danish Army

15 Oct 2012 02:27 PM

As the Government seeks to develop and modernise the Reserve Forces, Army reservists from the West Midlands have been training in Denmark for future operations on Exercise Viking Star.

Soldiers from 4th Battalion The Mercian Regiment 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. Next year the regiment will also be sending a company of reservists to serve for six months as part of Op TOSCA, the UN peacekeeping mission in Cyprus.

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