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Article Captain Lisa Head Of 321 Eod Sqn

Discussion in 'Afghanistan' started by Bombardier, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. Bombardier

    Bombardier Admin & Arbiter Staff Member Site Admin

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    On 19th April 2011, Capt Lisa Head of 321 EOD Squadron, succumbed to her injuries received in Afghanistan, at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

    On the 18th April, Capt Head had deployed with her team to dispose of and IED, found in an alleyway frequently used by Afghans and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops. After rendering safe the first device Capt head was seriously injured while dealing with a second one.

    Capt Head commissioned into the RLC and initially trained as an Air Transport Liaison Officer, deploying to Iraq in 2006 and Afghanistan in 2007.

    She was selected to attend the Ammunition Technical Officer course and on passing was posted to 11 EOD Regt. She served with distinction as an ATO in Northern Ireland with 321 EOD Sqn and while she was there attended the High Threat Operators course. After successfully completing this she joined the C-IED Task Force for Op Herrick 14.

    “Lest We Forget”
  2. BravoZulu Australia

    BravoZulu Mi Staff Sergeant MI.Net Member

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    R.I.P., bravest of the brave
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  3. Gordus Germany

    Gordus Mi Sergeant MI.Net Member

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    Really sad. May she rest in peace.
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