Sandhurst's sheikhs: Why do so many Gulf royals receive military training in the UK
A parade outside the building at Sandhurst. Sandhurst's sheikhs: Why do so many Gulf royals receive military training in the UK? Generations of foreign royals - particularly from the Middle East - have learned to be military leaders at the UK's Sandhurst officer training academy. Since 1812, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst has been where the British Army trains its officers.
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — British Army Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and West Point Military Academy cadets completed their second day of a joint two-week field exercise with live-fire training. The exercise consisted of individual and squad movements on range 204 at the Grafenwoehr Training Area at the U.S. Army’s 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command, July 8.
In April 1944, W.L. "Bill" Lyster received the recommendation of Lieutenant-Colonel MacLauchlan, the Commanding Officer of The Calgary Highlanders, to attend the Royal Military Academy (Sandhurst) in Camberly, England. Lyster received this recommendation due to his excellent work as a non-commissioned officer as well as for his performance during the Dieppe raid. Lyster graduated from Sandhurst with the rank of Lieutenant and was presented with the Sword of Honour for being first in his…