It came after six people he knew from his time as a front-line soldier also killed themselves because they ‘couldn’t deal with the outside world’.
‘They need help from somebody that’s been there and done it – somebody who understands.
‘We have to raise this now because I don’t want another woman or child to go through this.’
Video from a readiness exercise held in March 2015 on the Western edge of Salisbury Plain military training area. While a full-blown military exercise takes place with Tornado GR4 bombers, Apache attack helicopters, Challenger battle tanks and thousands of troops, the Army positions their AS90 mobile tracked guns on the edge of Westbury right by the public track for fire-missions into the battlespace five miles away.
This video was taken of those Braveheart Army guns in action. I have altered the audio to match the visual gun-fire for better effect. Even at a few hundred meters the sounds of gunfire lag behind the visual event itself.
tribute to UK Armed Forces
In a new episode of Rule Britannia, VICE joins the UK’s Army Cadet Force and asks what the youth club can give British kids who may not have a lot else.
MoD anti-rape campaign launched
Photographs depicting men and women who have been raped by soldiers are the focus of a powerful campaign by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) warning service personnel that consent is always required before they have sex.
The offensive against rape will see posters with the slogan ‘Don’t kid yourself! Without consent it’s RAPE’ displayed in army barracks and training centres across the country in the coming weeks.
Independent Exclusive: The offensive will see posters with the slogan ‘Don’t kid yourself! Without consent it’s RAPE’ displayed in army barracks and training centres