The Guards Parachute Association.
The Guards Parachute Association was formed on 25 October 1975 when No1 (Guards) Independent Company, The Parachute Regiment, marched off into history.
The No 6 (Guards Parachute) Platoon, attached to 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment (3 PARA) is the surviving link to the former Guards Parachute Battalion, Guards Parachute Coy and later Pathfinder Platoons.
The Guards Parachute Platoon has recently served with distinction alongside 3 PARA in Afghanistan in 2008.
This unit's history is currently being researched.
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