THE QUEEN'S DRAGOON GUARDS AT AZ ZUBAYR, 2 APRIL 2003 [Allocated Title]
Members of 1st the Queen's Dragoon Guards (QDG) at Az Zubayr during Operation Telic: here, they receive the Commando tactical recognition flash in recognition to their temporary attachment to 3 Commando Brigade.
Royal Marines Commando shoulder flashes. Dockside at Az Zubayr, with 1st the Queen's Dragoon Guards, the "Welsh Cavalry", with their Scimitar armoured vehicles flying Union and Welsh flags. One soldier washes his clothes, another fixes the track on his Scimitar using a sledgehammer. Soldiers stand by their vehicles, smiling, some carrying out small maintenance tasks. Brigadier J B Dutton of 3 Commando addresses the soldiers, giving a situation report of activities around Baghdad, and then hands out 3 Commando Brigade flashes. The Brigadier is interviewed (some minor interference to sound), followed by interviews with members of the QDG: Trooper Paul Pritchard, Trooper Lee Philips, Trooper James Phillips, Trooper Dale Thomas, Lance Corporal Gareth Thomas. Close-up of soldier (Trooper Steve Wintel) sewing the Commando flash to his tunic. Piece to camera by David Bowden (Sky News reporter).