Minister for the Armed Forces, Mark Lancaster inspected Gurkha recruits recently as they came to the end of their military training at Helles Barracks at the Infantry Training Centre in Catterick, England.
The recruits passing out were among five thousand other applicants who took part in the rigorous selection in Nepal in February.
The 270 successful applicants started at ITC in February this year and the passing out parade marks the end of their training.
The Times ran one of the pictures the following day:
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