Visits to the Parachute Regiment by HRH Prince of Wales.

Appointment as Colonel in Chief The Parachute Regiment June 11th 1977 Visit to 2 PARA, Berlin January 31st 1978 Parachute training at Brize Norton April 17-28th 1978 Airborne Forces Day, Aldershot July 8th 1978 Visit to 3 PARA, Osnabruck and Sennelager October 31st 1978 Visit to 2 PARA, Berlin May 29th 1979 Visit to RRW, Aldershot, Red Devils display June 9th 1979 Visit to 1 PARA, Ex "Beret Globe" at South Cerney and RAF Lyneham July 2nd 1979 Memorial service for members of 2 PARA killed at Warrenpoint, Garrison Church, Aldershot September 26th 1979 Visit to 2 PARA, South Armagh Novemeber 20th 1979 Visit to RHQ Para and Depot Para and Airborne Forces May 13th 1980 Airborne Forces Day, Aldershot July 5th 1980 Visit to 10 PARA annual camp, Barry Buddon September 7th 1980 Royal wedding, four officers and 80 men from 2 PARA line route in London July 29th 1981 Presentation of new colours to 15 PARA, Edinburgh May 28th 1982 Visit to Bruneval, 4 Coy, 10 PARA June 20th 1982 Welcome to 2 and 3 PARA, Brize Norton, post Falklands July 6th 1982 Falklands memorial service, Aldershot October 1st 1982 Presentation of new colours to 10 PARA, London June 3rd 1983 Normandy, jump by D Coy, 2 PARA June 5th 1984 Arnhem remembrance service, Oosterbeek, jump by 10 PARA September 23th 1984 Visit to 1 PARA, Voss, Norway February 21st 1985 Red Devils aircraft appeal, Kensington Palace May 23rd 1985 Dinner with 2 PARA officers, St James' Palace January 23rd 1986 Visit to 3 PARA, Cyprus November 24-26th 1986 Visit to 4 PARA, Pudsey March 29th 1988 PARA 90 Airborne Forces Day June 22nd 1990 Airborne Forces Day (Golden Jubilee) June 4th 1992 2 PARA stanta, Thetford NI training April 5th 1993 Regt Normandy 50th anniversary June 6th 1994 Regt Arnhem 50th anniversary September 17th 1994 Regt Colours Parade June 19th 1998 1 PARA Salibury Plain February 23rd 1999 St Paul's Cathedral, Service of Rededication (Represented by General Sir Anthony Farrar-Hockley) January 27th 2000 New Normandy museum opening June 4th 2000 Air Assault Day, Wattisham May 25th 2002 Aberdeen Branch PRA September 22nd 2002 60th anniversary Normandy June 5th 2004 4 PARA colours presentation July 30th 2004 Visit to 2 PARA in Iraq February 8th 2004 60th anniversary Arnhem September 18th 2004 Reception at Clarence House for launch of Airborne Assault project November 17th 2005 Visit to 3 PARA in Colchester prior to Afghanistan deployment March 3rd 2006 Visit to 3 PARA in Colchester post Aghanistan deployment November 22nd 2006 Visit to 2 PARA in Colchester prior to Afghanistan deployment February 16th 2008 Afghanistan medals parade, Colchester December 2nd 2008 Opening of Airborne Assault - the Museum of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces December 8th 2008
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