Cyprus: Episkopi welcomes 2YORKS
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The 2 nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment officially took over the role of Episkopi’s Resident Infantry Battalion on November 30 and are ready to get ‘straight down to business’ according to the Commanding Officer. The troops, who have replaced the outgoing 2 nd Battalion, The Mercian Regiment, have endured a challenging takeover, which has seen a delayed arrival and multiple COVID tests but according to Lieutenant Colonel James Ashworth, it has not dampened the enthusiasm for the task at hand. Arriving during a UK and Cyprus lockdown, on the cusp...
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