1 Medical Regiment

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1 Armoured Medical Regiment is a Medical Regiment of the British Army. Based in Germany, it is part of the Royal Army Medical Corps. The Regiment was formed as 1 Close Support Medical Regiment on 1 April 2000, by the amalgamation of 2 and 3 Armoured Field Ambulances. It was initially based in York Barracks in Munster, becoming 1 Medical Regiment on 1 April 2008, moving to Haig Barracks in Bergen-Hohne on 4 July 2012. It became 1 Armoured Medical Regiment on 1 April 2014, with the Formation Parade held in Bergen-Hohne on 5 July 2014. The Regiment is part of 1st (UK) Armoured Division, and supports 20th Armoured Brigade, based in Sennelager.

The Regiment deployed to Afghanistan on Operation HERRICK in October 2011 for 6 months, and again to Afghanistan in May 2014.[1]

The Commanding Officer is Lieutenant Colonel P D Capanni RAMC.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1 Medical Regiment receive Afghanistan medals, Ministry of Defence, 18 Apr 2012