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NORTH WEST TROOPS TRAIN WITH NATO IN LATVIA (pictured) Around 250 soldiers from across the North West have been in Latvia taking part in the NATO led Exercise Silver Arrow. Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment (2 LANCS) have been working with troops from Latvia, Norway, Estonia and the USA as part of a 2,000-strong ‘Battlegroup’ sized military training scenario. It was an opportunity for British Forces to work alongside NATO partner nations as part of the UK’s commitment to the collective security of the alliance. All NATO members share training opportunities but Silver Arrow was…

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