28 Aug '12, 4pm

Afghanistan-bound reservist looks forward to first deployment

During Operation HERRICK 17 Lt O'Regan - an Army reservist with the Windsor-based 94 Signal Squadron, part of 39 Signal Regiment - will serve in the Task Force Headquarters at Camp Bastion, providing direct support to the Commander of 4th Mechanized Brigade (4 Mech Bde), Brigadier Bob Bruce, as he conducts regular high-level shuras with key members of the Afghan community: "My role is Key Leader Engagement," explained the 32-year-old. "I'll be going to a lot of meetings with the Brigadier. He'll be doing the talking and I'll basically be a PA. "Every time there's a shura, which is a meeting with the key leaders, whether it's a village elder or someone from the Afghan forces, I'll be going to the meeting, taking notes and documenting everything, and if there's any follow-on points, making sure those are picked up on, and then, if we meet them again we'll have a record to se...

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