Wattisham troops flying to Basra

TROOPS from Wattisham's army base are today preparing to head out to Basra, Iraq.

TROOPS from Wattisham's army base are today preparing to head out to Basra, Iraq.

Tomorrow , 23 men from 4 Regiment Army Air Corps will be jetting off, and they will be followed by another 17 at the weekend.

There job will be with the Army Aviation Detachment, flying Lynx helicopters.

Roles include providing armed air cover, convoys and patrols and observation and reconnaissance missions.

See Wednesday's Evening Star for the full story.

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