Catterick Garrison soldiers deploy to Poland

Soldiers from A Squadron Light Dragoons on an exercise in Poland.

Catterick Garrison soldiers will head to Poland this weekend as part of a NATO exercise.

Troops from B Squadron, The Light Dragoons are to deploy this weekend to Poland to replace colleagues who have completed a six-month tour to the country under the auspices of NATO.

In early March A Squadron Light Dragoons set off from Catterick Garrison on a six-month deployment to Poland on Operation Cabrit.

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Now B Squadron will succeed them as part of the United States 2 Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment for the second phase of an Enhanced Forward Presence on the border with Russia as part of a NATO exercise to reaffirm its strength and capability and provide reassurance to its NATO allies.

Once the Squadron has joined up with their American colleagues they will take part in a Tactical Route March from Germany to Poland.