Royal Marines Deployed To Turks & Caicos

Sending In The Cavalry

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ON 11 SEPTEMBER a Royal Air Force C-130J Hercules transport aircraft delivered a team of Royal Marines and medics to the Turks & Caicos Islands.

The C-130J was the first military aircraft to arrive in the Turks & Caicos Islands; it joins a fleet of RAF transport aircraft and nearly 700 military and specialist civilian personnel supporting the Department for International Aid (DfID) with the delivery of humanitarian aid and disaster relief to British Overseas Territories in the Caribbean.

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Written By

Drew Scrymgeour

Island life comes with its fair share of challenges but thankfully my daily commute now involves a Jeep rather than a Train.