Jaghat Singh Virdee successfully completed his parachute jump training at RAF Brize Norton on course 637. The course lasted from 14th March 1966 - 21st April 1966. It was noted that he was a "very hard worker" with "good spirit".
The Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Walsh, established aggressive surveillance from fortified observation posts (OPs) covering the main thoroughfares in the highly volatile Sheik Othman and Al Mansura districts of Aden. ‘Fort Walsh’ named after the CO typified the well defended strong-poi