One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An operational unit of an army consisting of troops trained and equipped to be dropped by parachute from aircraft.‘he is now serving with the Parachute Regiment’
- ‘A young soldier—a friend of my brothers—came to spend Christmas with us, and he was in the Parachute Regiment.’
- ‘For me this tour was the exact reason I joined the Parachute Regiment.’
- ‘He spent 22 years in the parachute regiment.’
- ‘I had a brief experience with the Parachute Regiment, which taught me that I was not remotely cut out to be a soldier.’
- ‘Soldiers from the Parachute Regiment were the first to arrive and they successfully evacuated British citizens.’
- ‘He has spoken to officers from the Parachute Regiment and subject to passing a medical he will be accepted.’
- ‘He enlisted in the Parachute Regiment for a three-year term.’
- ‘He was an officer in the parachute regiment of the British Army.’
- ‘It had always been Andy's ambition to be a Parachute Regiment soldier and he was welcomed from the moment he arrived.’
- ‘He did a stint with the British Army's intelligence corps, then trained with the elite first parachute regiment.’
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