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Kiev Bagpiper Inspired by Scots Soldiers

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

As violence and unrest continues to engulf Kiev, footage emerged last week of a brave bagpiper playing ‘Bonnie Galloway’ as bullets hurtled past. Known simply as Eugene, the Ukrainian piper gave a rendition of the famous Scots tune despite having being shot in the ear with a rubber bullet. The self taught piper told the […]

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Iraq War – A Serving Scottish Soldier’s View

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

As part of BBC Scotland’s series remembering the Iraq War which began 10 years ago, Regimental Sergeant Major Scott Shaw of the Black Watch shares his experience. Click here to watch the video –

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Scots Soldier Transforms Afghan Camp

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

A SCOTS soldier has been given a top Army award for helping transform his camp in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province. Corporal John Clamp, 51, is a qualified carpenter and used his skills to make life more bearable by building shelters and creating a new briefing room. John, from Hawick, Roxburghshire, did all the work in his […]

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