, based in Sennelager, Germany, will also be returning to the UK full-time in 2015 to be rebased at Swanton Morley in Norfolk.
An announcement on the future of the QDG
is expected on June 11.
HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani launched the QDG
2020 Strategy in May 2014, to create a more efficient, open and transparent government.
practise their weapon skills prior to deploying to Afghanistan
has two main roles - firstly as the Brigade Reconnaissance Force which will help to protect Camp Bastion and also as the Brigade Advisory Team, which will work closely with the Afghan National Army.
He welcomed the decision to keep the QDG
- also known as the Welsh Cavalry - which has a long and proud tradition and has just returned from the frontline in Afghanistan.
Lieutenant Colonel Colin Mildinhall's son, Tom, 26, a lieutenant in the Queen's Dragoon Guards (QDG
), was killed by a roadside bomb along with a QDG
colleague during a surge operation in Basra on May 28 last year.
Girls, you can write to lonely soldiers at Mersey Beat,C/O Major R Grimes, Media Ops, HQ QDG
, OP TELIC,BFPO 641.
The training was part of the implementation plan of QDG
which was launched in 2015.
General Sir Simon Mayall said the event was special for the regiment - who have completed three tours in both Afghanistan and Iraq - as well as Wales.
The Prince, who is Colonel-in-Chief of the QDG
, was shown how soldiers trained to counter the threat posed by IEDs (improvised explosive devices) using various types of detection equipment, such as metal detectors and ground-penetrating radars.
MPs welcomed the decision to save the QDG
but described it as a "pyrrhic victory" as the larger 2nd Battalion of the Royal Welsh is to be scrapped.