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Op Granby - RM Band Service

Unit/ Formation: RM Band Service

Location: Kuwait

Period/ Conflict: Operation Granby (Gulf War 1)

Year: 1990

Date/s: 29th October 1990 - 19th March 1991

RM Band of C-in-C Fleet, deployed on board the recently converted casualty handling Unit, RFA Argus, sail from Plymouth for military service in the Gulf.

Casualty handling plus Nuclear, Biological and Chemical decontamination and protection are the main operational areas for this force which, apart from the possibility of Special Forces activity, was the only Royal Marines commitment in the first Iraq War.

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