Sunday, September 7 was a red-letter day for families and friends in Athlone Barracks Sennelager, when 83 soldiers serving with C Squadron (Warthog Group), QRH returned to their base from Afghanistan.
A lone piper, led the two coaches up to the parade ground, where families had gathered awaiting the return of their loved ones.
The Welfare department will be staging a Ladies Bavarian Night for 5 RIFLES dependants and friends on Friday, September 26, starting at 8pm.
It will be a fun-filled evening of games. Dress for the evening is traditional Bavarian costume. There will be snacks and nibbles on the tables. Transport will be laid on to pick you up and drop you off at your respective areas.
If you would like to come along please add your name to the 5 RIFLES Welfare Office Facebook page.
At the Paderborn Hub (NAAFI) Sennelager
On Thursday, October 2, 10am – 12.30pm
Any problems? Any questions? This is your ideal opportunity to speak to all support agencies under one roof.
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Please come along and speak face to face with the agencies that support your community – your voice counts.
Each year group was given a specific theme from that time and carried out work which was then displayed for the parents to see.
The children learned songs from the era and sang to the parents too.