History of the Foot Guards

NATO, the UN and The War on Terror

Image: Land Rover ready for a patrol in Afghanistan

The Guards have played their part in many NATO and UN led operations. In Bosnia and Herzegovina 1995-2004; 1st Gulf War 2nd August 1990-28th February 28-2-1991; 2nd Gulf War 20th March 2003-18thDecember 2011 and Afghanistan 2001 to date. Another role they play is in training Commonwealth and other nation’s armies in modern techniques and weaponry. They also train alongside NATO and UN troops in places like Poland, Kenya, the Baltic countries, USA, Canada.Their prowess as first and foremost fighting men is renowned around the world.