THERE are worse places than Gibraltar to find yourself posted on a two-week training exercise. 

Personnel from 16 Medical Regiment Colchester come to Gibraltar to participate in Ex Barbary Sun. The medical teams rehearse real life medical situations through training in the field, dealing with a variety of casualties at the Field Hospital
Personnel from 16 Medical Regiment Colchester come to Gibraltar to participate in Ex Barbary Sun

This was the destination for over 100 troops from 16 Medical Regiment, who have been on the Rock taking part in ‘Exercise Barbary Sun’.

The complex tunnel system provides a ‘unique training ground’ according to organisers… and presumably some respite from the sun!

The medical teams rehearse real life medical situations through training in the field, dealing with a variety of casualties at the Field Hospital.

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