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The Light Dragoons @LDLightCav Catterick Garrison, England

The Light Dragoons is a Light Cavalry Regiment in the Royal Armoured Corps. They are equipped with the Jackal light armoured vehicle.

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@1UKDivision @ArmySgtMajor https://t.co/EMJFy7RutyWinning Team - The Legion!!! https://t.co/6hMZ6aSEHhPrincess of Wales Swimming Gala. Gliding into the weekend....@ArmySportASCB @The_Black_Rats @1UKDivisionhttps://t.co/wJCmz2NGYr
12/6
2019
Not only did @LDLightCav recently win The @RoyalArmdCorps boxing championships, they also got to show off their sil… https://t.co/NJc1k4lSAs
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12/4
2019
An absolute pleasure to host @damekellyholmes today at @LDLightCav. An inspiration to our soldiers including myself… https://t.co/NRcmfB7Dyq
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12/3
2019
Last night we won the @RoyalArmdCorps Boxing 🥊 Championships. All the hard work paid off. Well done team 👏 🍻 It was… https://t.co/5WwgVdcD2b
11/28
2019
Well done to @LDLightCav #Triathlon team who smashed their way through and won for their regiment in the annual Hod… https://t.co/IMq0lv5CXF
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11/27
2019
Amazing to see a @LDLightCav name etched in Army and national boxing history. A great reminder of our pedigree befo… https://t.co/VTAQHouj0X
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11/24
2019
Looks brilliant. Get one for next THUNDERCAT display? https://t.co/NOa89cLjJz
11/23
2019
What away to wind up our boxing camp with a day away training in @HitmanHatton’s boxing gym. Thanks for having us f… https://t.co/YlKKVOZSOlAwesome!! 👏 @UrchTyrone @Proud_Sappers https://t.co/fPggcP9q8IAn absolutely fantastic opportunity. Want a life less ordinary? Join England’s Northern Cavalry @The_Black_Ratshttps://t.co/yRT3H2gsmr
11/21
2019
The GOC of @1UKDivision , @WeirCrjw has started his visit to Ex ASKARI STORM out here in Kenya 🇰🇪 Yesterday he visi… https://t.co/rmKDkXUaQB
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11/20
2019
‘The Legion’ heading into #HumpDay like..... #HumpDayMotivation https://t.co/YAChc7yHxh
11/19
2019
🚨Woah! I’ve just completed my first review on Defence Ideas! What a great system! Able to immediately comment on id… https://t.co/3bLRoYe01q
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsAgreed!! @MyDoncaster @EnvAgency https://t.co/s2d8zRGV75
11/18
2019
https://t.co/BdIrgJHTA4 https://t.co/JAbdmRnK0oOn This Day 2012 @LDLightCav homecoming parade #OTD #OnThisDay @ArmyintheNorth https://t.co/P0r52L30iE
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsWhilst we’ve been helping with the floods in South Yorkshire we managed to get across and pay our respects to Sgt L… https://t.co/JjCLLVfQJq
11/15
2019
The conditions here in South Yorks are very cold and these guys are soaked. They’ve still managed to crack a smile… https://t.co/3KkseqJZ69
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsThe Light Dragoons @LDLightCav under the advice of Sgt Linsley of the Royal Engineers @Proud_Sappers have construct… https://t.co/6hryIIBXpe
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsFantastic morning of sparring for Team LD with the Royal Enginners Corp Boxing Squad. Another great performance and… https://t.co/cVJFZWrzk3 @Northpowergrid @SYFR @MyDoncaster @EnvAgency and Light Dragoons working together to get the electricity substation… https://t.co/2Ypg9ASiFT @RHQ_The_RLC @RLCCorpsSM 219 (SY) Tpt Sqn - thank you for having us whilst we continue to work to help the victims… https://t.co/oyFkUbHYMsMany thanks to @RAFLeemingCO @LDLightCav (despite numerous additional commitments from the past 24 hours) for provi… https://t.co/3KAizaB0mE
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11/14
2019
Thank you. This was the soldiers from @RAnglians. Top work filling thousands of sandbags with your team. https://t.co/gn6Q8YYVBgPersonnel from the UK Standby Battalion, based in Catterick, have arrived in the Doncaster area. https://t.co/7zwgEtrh3p
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsMy priority is our PEOPLE. Today @RAnglians, @LDLightCav and @Proud_Sappers have worked hard with civilian partners… https://t.co/whM8EOGlr8
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsWe’re out with @LDLightCav in Doncaster right now, supporting the @EnvAgency with reinforcing flood defences. If… https://t.co/fmtX7XlVZE
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsLight Dragoons (@LDLightCav) set off from Catterick Garrison early this morning to support the @EnvAgency in reinfo… https://t.co/AcdAGDLtdh
Retweeted by The Light Dragoons🇬🇧 200 troops from the Light Dragoons and 2 Royal Anglian's have been deployed to assist civil authorities bolsteri… https://t.co/Jw26nuKXR5
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsIt has been a humbling day assisting with the aid to the residents of South Yorkshire. We are South Yorkshire soldi… https://t.co/x3FFjyqZsn
11/13
2019
Soldiers from The Light Dragoons continued to pay remembrance respects around the world today. In Egypt 🇪🇬, Jordan… https://t.co/gWlpxpPp4N
11/11
2019
#WeWillRememberThem #Remembrance #ArmisticeDay @Official_REME https://t.co/3I5pkJ0TGsLast night was our All Ranks Families Party. It marked a decade since Op HERRICK 10 prior to Remembrance this morni… https://t.co/9RD2j5mORy
11/10
2019
Today is our All Ranks Remembrance Families Day. Lots of fun and the weather has been kind. Great to see lots of th… https://t.co/SsNh49FmpR @LurchSaull @DronEvolutionUK @Vitavox @Vislink @AirbusDefence @InnovationArmy DM us please
11/9
2019
We launched the Lt Cav innovation concept demonstrator today. Some really interesting companies took the time to co… https://t.co/x4b8YNLtol
11/8
2019
Great to see the Colonel of the Regiment on top form sharing a joke with the Duchess of Sussex earlier today....… https://t.co/vgl1aHgd6s
Retweeted by The Light Dragoons @nicholadrummond Light Cavalry = Robust soldiers 💪 The solutions that @SupacatLtd have for us make travelling in wi… https://t.co/D5fTkEB47e @SupacatLtd @RheinmetallAG @SCISYS_Software Fancy helping us make one of these for us on JKL/COU as part of our cap… https://t.co/f6PzcXumbi
11/7
2019
The prep to turn around the gym for our Remembrance Weekend all ranks and families party is going brilliantly. We c… https://t.co/mvGHNFU2ysWe are proud to see our Jackal vehicle is deploying on the UN Mission in Mali with the @LDLightCav and @RAnglians.… https://t.co/YwJL1lGfl9
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsTroops from @LDLightCav of @The_Black_Rats and 2 @RAnglians of @7thRats along with support troops from across the D… https://t.co/yAqlkxhyj1
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11/6
2019
Exciting first day with @LDLightCav @The_Black_Rats with UN Advanced Advisory Team to work through the detail for… https://t.co/od05X99Bgn
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsThe journey is just beginning! Representatives from the UN in New York 🇺🇳 and Mali @UN_MINUSMA with @UKMilAd_UNhttps://t.co/6YNFMSJw69
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10/28
2019
Looking forward to it too. The return of The Emperor! https://t.co/VWnPajb3ub
10/26
2019
.@UNPeacekeeping is crucial to reducing global conflict. The UK is the 6th largest funder and the British Army is v… https://t.co/1rAHswixks
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10/25
2019
It was a privilege to brief GOC 1 (FR) Division about @The_Black_Rats with @1UKDivision yesterday. General Blachon… https://t.co/OxLSRtgJ7H
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10/24
2019
Looking ahead to Agile C3 - a demonstration of how software could help us to mesh and merge our own and coalition c… https://t.co/OMPXuzDaby
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10/23
2019
The terrain in Scotland this week has been challenging. Having effective comms is a must to control the battle.… https://t.co/RYL86b3NyB
10/21
2019
120 years ago today, @sallyanne1966 Great Great Uncle, 3579 Sgt Samuel Dudley of the 18th Hussars @LDLightCav was… https://t.co/CDmvBDFbYG
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsThe Commanding Officer promoted some Troopers to LCpls on the exercise maintenance day. Well done guys. Thoroughly… https://t.co/FeWGAOTRZ9There’s something special about living in the field. Want a life less ordinary? Join England’s Northern Cavalry… https://t.co/bJAeuJ0RxC
10/20
2019
The night skies have been gooood ✨ 🌒 in Scotland on exercise this week. @The_Black_Rats @1UKDivision #darkskyhttps://t.co/OndEgWmd6i
10/19
2019
Crackin’ pic 📸👍 https://t.co/pPF8vBmOO3
10/15
2019
Absolutely amazing! How generous. Let’s get it on display! @3UKDivComdSM https://t.co/v8Lp0A9aH2
10/14
2019
The Deputy Commander recently visited the Light Dragoons and 1 CS Battalion REME in Catterick and was briefed on th… https://t.co/iFofNvYAD1
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10/11
2019
The Light Dragoons Golf Team 🏌️‍♂️ are the @RoyalArmdCorps team champions! Well done guys 👏🍾 @RAC_Corps_SMhttps://t.co/QzohZxoatWThe new Role Fitness Test is a great functional assessment that is NOT a walk in the park! C Sqn soldiers enjoyed s… https://t.co/pAQuRRy3JkIt was a pleasure to have DComd @1UKDivision here today to present LS&GC medals to our people. A very proud moment… https://t.co/k03M1sJmVj
10/10
2019
Sometimes you just need lots of stickies: LD NCOs leading a PD session on innovation ideas. @Empowrd_Soldierhttps://t.co/6QNqGFH8fZ
10/9
2019
A great study event today examining the detail of Light Brigade activation - bringing fighting capability and Theat… https://t.co/v7CATQukxO
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsThe LD Cricket team had another fantastic season. They placed second in the Army North League and continued to prov… https://t.co/nPDrHXSg3V
10/3
2019
The results are in! 1st Male Team. 2 @YORKS_REGT 1st Female Team. @2SignalRegiment 1st Mixed Team.… https://t.co/qA5IyGLfKb
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsA fantastic day for @The_Black_Rats in the @1UKDivision Bismarck Challenge 4x4 mile race today. Fastest team of th… https://t.co/7pdSEjlIWS
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsGreat day out for @LDLightCav at the Bismarck Challenge. Thank you to @1UKDivision for putting on such a fab event. https://t.co/5c4viyf71X @LDLightCav have taken home the overall silverware at the @1UKDivision Bismarck Challenge! 🍾💪👏🏃‍♂️ https://t.co/tWYDnaLlAnThere is pain in the faces but what wonderful determination and effort by everyone taking part! #teamrhinohttps://t.co/Eby6Hjg0hY
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10/2
2019
These troops from the @TheQOY1 have got it, have you? #FridayFeeling They have been busy on Ex Sava Star in Croatia… https://t.co/u5TgD3VYBn
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9/28
2019
It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of Corporal Richard Blain following a car accident on 19th Sep.… https://t.co/jkUCGTCzjN
9/27
2019
Congratulations Sir on a fantastic career and thank you for everything you have done for the RAC. Enjoy retirement. https://t.co/U4Edd6kORQ
9/26
2019
RHQ Staff are busy this week at CAST(N). Plenty of planning cycles and stress! @1UKDivision @The_Black_Rats https://t.co/3q8mDA2rU1LD Sports Fair to bring in the winter season. @RAPTC_Official @1UKDivision @The_Black_Rats https://t.co/RZRGxrzHHZ
9/25
2019
This week LD have been fortunate to have instructors from @RAnglians helping identify potential snipers. Great trai… https://t.co/AQYYaRuLdv
9/24
2019
Cracking to meet the PM. Looking forward to spending some of that 💰 soon on #innovation and #experimentation https://t.co/f4J2q86BaW
9/20
2019
@thepagey @BritishAWE Absolutely. We’d like to see and trial some tethering options @DronEvolutionUK and a minimum… https://t.co/MtAof1Rws3We were delighted to meet @10DowningStreet today and brief him about what Light Cavalry does, our upcoming commitme… https://t.co/W2kcTSHfSI
9/19
2019
Whilst the triathletes were off winning 🏆 the regimental boxers are in week 2 of their camp in lead up to the RAC c… https://t.co/ufOx5rAVbTGreat job guys! https://t.co/6XOpwhLTt2Excellent article in The Strategy Bridge. Just as our grandfathers integrated armour, infantry, artillery and engin… https://t.co/Nqy8DhVItQ
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsFollow us to recieve more info on linking industry ideas to @field_army activity. We’ll do a quick flowchart for un… https://t.co/fGfiCEYZEp
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9/18
2019
Lt Alex Rudd is representing the Army at the Inter-Services water skiing this week. Want a life less ordinary? Join… https://t.co/S4UNMJL0em
9/17
2019
Our Corporals Mess have very kindly donated the leftover hay bales from their summer party to Holly Hill Riding Sch… https://t.co/51qtriGP2D
9/12
2019
@DronEvolutionUK thanks for having us to talk about innovation opportunities with Lt Cav. Exciting times ahead https://t.co/XaK2fuhf5cGreat session with @SupacatLtd and @SCISYS_PLC including soldiers from @LDLightCav Fascinating look at potential fo… https://t.co/PVvSQC3emF
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsThe @BritishArmy #ATDU conducts trials from Ajax to ancillaries. This year we trialled Lithium-Ion batteries, fire… https://t.co/LH8V6o09Ra
Retweeted by The Light Dragoons @thepagey @SupacatLtd @SCISYS_PLC @DSEI_event Absolutely. We’d love to be a part of that. Experimenting with light… https://t.co/ECaypzyiWF“How can we know who we are and where we are going if we don’t know anything about where we have come from and what… https://t.co/4N7KeYuoAB
9/11
2019
LD representing at #DSEI today. We’re out for innovation and new tech ideas for Lt Cav. Great to bump into some fam… https://t.co/lNwJflNK97
9/10
2019
Some late summer firing for our troops. Interested? Come and join England’s Northern Cavalry! https://t.co/0dr10swX3f
9/9
2019
An inspirational and exciting approach to human optimisation. Here are some highlights of today's @BritishArmy conf… https://t.co/DevYgbrRUW
Retweeted by The Light DragoonsThanks to my mate and supporter of our Armed Forces, Mr Tom Hardy for sending this photo to support our #timetotalkhttps://t.co/7eu8TAZSLF
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9/8
2019
Congratulations to @thedannyrae and Cpl Waters who finished 18th and 23rd respectively of the 909 people who entere… https://t.co/zEULSkJrnSThere was some serious fun had at the WO’s and Sgt’s Mess Summer Party last night!! 🍾 🥳 https://t.co/cLhGQx6KYk
9/7
2019
Lovely to have Martyn Bowden and Joan Mence from @SSTTours_ski to visit today to talk future projects ⛷ Also, THANK… https://t.co/Lbfo4TZPop
9/5
2019
Dismounted ranges with SSMs Empire and Legion leading the detail debriefs @The_Black_Rats @RSMLightDragoonhttps://t.co/6J9u4FS3Cn
9/4
2019
Liam Brook (ex-LD) is doing a fantastic job to help the homeless in Doncaster. Link to just-giving page in this art… https://t.co/XJA6aEQxFl
9/3
2019
Great to have Comd 4X and his team for PT this morning. Spicy circuit!! 🌶 🥵 @The_Black_Rats @Comd4X https://t.co/VJN34Qv6dB
9/2
2019
Excellent discussions with @BWallaceMP as we look ahead to the deployment of a UK contingent in @UN_MINUSMA. It wil… https://t.co/J9op3ug4cp
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8/30
2019

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