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The Sandbag Times brings you all the latest national and international Armed Forces and Veterans news. With insights each week into Veterans Charities, organisations, events and lots more.
…Latest… …Veteran Spitfire Pilot, Joy Lofthouse Dies… …A trailblazing female pilot who was one the first women to fly Spitfires during the Second World War has died aged 94. Joy Lofthouse was one of only 164 women who were allowed into the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) during the conflict…. …Latest…
…News… …HMS Queen Elizabeth To Be Commissioned in Three Weeks… …Her Majesty the Queen will formally commission her namesake aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, into the Royal Navy fleet in just three weeks’ time. The carrier is currently making great progress through her sea trials and will return to her home port in Portsmouth in a few weeks’ time…. …News…
…News… …Former Armed Forces Commander Warns British Forces Not Fit For Purpose… …Former UK service chiefs have launched a devastating critique of the state of British forces, saying they were no longer fit for purpose and that the army was 20 years out of date… …News…

SBT Veterans To Take On Airborne Challenge For Charity

Three veterans from the Sandbag Times Magazine are taking on a challenge to raise money for military charities.  Vince Ballard, Pablo Snow and Jane Shields are now in training to do the two stage challenge which will involve a freefall parachute jump and completing the notorious 'Fan Dance', a march ...
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Argentinian Navy Reveals Noise In Vicinity Of Missing Sub Was An Explosion

It has been revealed, this morning, that a noise heard within the vicinity of the missing submarine, just three hours after the last contact was consistent with an explosion according to the UK Defence Journal.  A multi-nation search operation was mounted to try to locate the submarine which was believed ...
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Missing Sub, ARA San Juan believed to have been found

The US Navy have reportedly detected a heat signature which corresponds to a metallic object like a submarine at a depth of 230ft, some 300 kilometres off the coast of Puerto Madryn say Argentine media outlets. There was no official confirmation from the Argentine Navy whether the object was indeed the San ...
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The Butcher of Bosnia, Ratko Mladic Found Guilty of War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity

Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb General known as the Butcher of Bosnia has been found guilty of War Crimes at The Hague.  He has been sentenced to Life Imprisonment.  Mladic was found guilty of murdering thousands of Muslim people during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War.  He was also found guilty of ...
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US Navy Aircraft Crashes into Philippine Sea

A United States Navy aircraft with 11 crew members and passengers on board crashed into the ocean southeast of Okinawa, Japan, on Wednesday, the U.S. Seventh Fleet said in a statement. The aircraft was headed to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, which is deployed to the Philippine Sea. The ...
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