By Jonny Cooper. A series of nondescript buildings hold gymnasiums, a canteen, classrooms and dorms. Everywhere you look, young men in uniform listen to instruction and carry it out with varying degrees of success. The difference, of course, is that this particular campus is creating Marines. The equivalent of the athletics field is an assault course with unforgiving ropes hung up to 30ft above the ground; in the gym's squash courts, warfare scenarios are played out.
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H undreds of well-wishers, supporters and relatives lined the streets of Taunton, Somerset, in the driving rain today, holding aloft Welcome Home banners, union flags and a sea of umbrellas, to celebrate the safe return of the Royal Marines of 40 Commando back from Afghanistan. Shopkeepers huddled in doorways, office workers hung out of windows, and the crowd, seven deep in places, cheered and clapped as the strong unit marched past in their homecoming parade. There were tears shed too, among those watching, for the men left behind and those who, through their injuries, could not join the parade. The bald fact is that few in this close-knit unit have been left unscarred by the legacy of their six-month tour in Sangin, Helmand province, which ended last month.
Please refresh the page and retry. T he Royal Marines have a tough job. Not all the women made the charity yomp but they all gave it everything they had — a character trait they say they've all gleaned from their men. He was already in the Marines at that point.