Darren Liney enlisted into The Parachute Regiment in July 1993.
Private ‘Daz’ Liney Passed Out with 592 (Tamera) Platoon having been awarded Best Student and the Pre PARA Selection Award. He was then posted to the 2nd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, (2 PARA).
During his 22 years service he went on exercises to Kenya, Botswana, USA, Canada, Ukraine, Germany and The Netherlands. He saw active service on operations in Northern Ireland, Iraq, Macedonia and Afghanistan.
Colour Sergeant Liney retired from 1 PARA in November 2015.