Soldiers Relaxing and Reading Books During Exercise Askari Thunder in Kenya
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Soldiers reading books during downtime on Exercise Askari Thunder in Kenya.
Exercise Askari Thunder was a Collective Training Competence (CTC) level 3 battle group (BG) training event based in Kenya. It was set in a Joint Task Force deployment scenario in austere and expeditionary conditions lasting for up to 30 days.
2 Scots BG have deployed on Exercise Askari Thunder to achieve CTC level 3. In support of the exercise HQ 1 Mechanized Brigade staff and attached personnel were deployed to provide the HICON and EXCON from the 18th March-30th March 2012.
Photographer: Corporal Kellie Williams, RLC
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