Thu, 9 March 2017
On the day the Queen unveils the Iraq and Afghanistan memorial, Sitrep reflects on three wars in which 682 British Service personnel died. Find out the Soldier’s view, the Ambassador’s view and the Veteran’s view in a special programme presented by Kate Gerbeau.
GUESTS: BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee.
Paul Osbourne rounds up the day’s events.
FROM THE ARCHIVE
Rory Higgins and Susie Ferguson reporting for BFBS in March 2003
LIEUTENANT GENERAL SIR GRAEME LAMB
Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb was appointed General Officer Commanding 3rd (UK) Mechanised Division in the summer of 2003 - the start of the Iraq War.
SIR WILLIAM PATEY
Sir William Patey, a former British Ambassador to Iraq and later Afghanistan.
AFGHANISTAN VETERAN ROAYL MARINE CASSIDY LITTLE
Reflection on his military career.
THURSDAYS at 4:30pm UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2 and at 6:30pm UK TIME on BFBS & UK Bases
You can listen on BFBS Radio 2 at 1630 (UK time) and at 1830 (UK time) on BFBS (via web, App & DAB in the UK and on FM in Scotland, Colchester, Salisbury Plain, Aldershot, Catterick & Blandford Forum)
Sky Channel 0211
Alternatively listen again on the website, or download the Sitrep Podcast.
Direct download: Sitrep_20170309.mp3
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