Category Archives: 2 Rifles

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 27,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Day 2012

Today is the day the country and the world helps to celebrate the nations Armed Forces by holding events up and down the length and breadth of the country. So today is a quick blog post to wish all my friends … Continue reading

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There is nothing like a Soldier

There is nothing like a Soldier. He loves a good time and drinks with his friends, his emotions are impenetrable yet his shoulders are soft for those that need someone to lean on. His hands are firm yet knows exactly where … Continue reading

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Old image re-edited.

A while back I added a previous version of this image in colour, I also had a few people kindly ask if this could be edited into B&W and I didn’t want to disappoint those who asked. Sorry its taken … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Rifles “Care for Casualties” Appeal

Since our formation in 2007, The Rifles have seen almost continuous action in Iraq and Afghanistan.  This commitment has come at a cost.  In 5 years we have seen over 60 Riflemen Killed in Action, around 30 have lost limbs, … Continue reading

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It all happened so quickly

The following image has kindly been provided to me by a close friend and a serving soldier who is currently coming to the end of his tour in Afghanistan and serving with 2 Rifles. The image was taken during an … Continue reading

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