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Monday, August 15, 2011

Sofie Visits Troops in Training

Photo Caption: Blending in: Sophie chose to wear woodland military fatigues during her visit.

Copehill Down is a battle training centre which exercises members of the armed forces in preparation for operational awareness through battle scenarios.

The 5rifles are based at Paderborn, the British base in Germany.

During her time at the training area she was shown around by Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Tom Copinger-Symes.

She also chatted with and greeted several members of the regiment who were taking part in an exercise to prepare them for deployment to Afghanistan.