Soldiers filming orgy shows Army is stuck, Defence Secretary fumes

Soldiers filming orgy with women smuggled into barracks shows the British Army is stuck in 1990s in its attitudes, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace fumes

  • Defence secretary said the alleged orgy means the army is stuck in the 1990s
  • Soldiers recorded having consensual orgy with woman smuggled onto barracks
  • It was reported 16 Air Assault Brigade filmed it at Merville Barracks in Colchester
  • Ben Wallace has hit out at the army over dozens of elite Parachute Regiment troops recorded having an orgy with a woman who was smuggled inside their barracks.

    Defence secretary Mr Wallace said the consensual orgy with a red-headed woman shows the British Army has not changed since the 1990s when it comes to attitudes towards with women.

    The woman had been smuggled into Merville Barracks in Colchester, Essex, and one soldier was even seen saluting as his friend had sex with the woman.

    Footage of the orgy has shocked army chiefs and forced the Royal Military Police to launch an investigation.

    dit gaan voort bo-oor die lopende soldaat en sweef oor die eenheid se posisie – who had the women visit their base up to 31 keer – have also been told to take STD tests, the Sun said.

    British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace

    British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace

    Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion the Parachute Regiment of 16 Air Assault Brigade reportedly took part in what according to reports appeared to be a consensual orgy with a red-headed woman that was filmed. The woman had been smuggled into Merville Barracks (op die foto) in Colchester, Essex

    Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion the Parachute Regiment of 16 Air Assault Brigade reportedly took part in what according to reports appeared to be a consensual orgy with a red-headed woman that was filmed. The woman had been smuggled into Merville Barracks (op die foto) in Colchester, Essex

    Soldiers from the 3rd Battalion the Parachute Regiment of 16 Air Assault Brigade took part in what appeared to be a consensual orgy with a red-headed woman that was filmed, Die son berig.

    The paper also claimed a commissioned officer from the Royal Horse Artillery signed the women in according to the barracks logs.

    Captain Rosie Wild ordered him and 30 other to the clinic and said she was ‘disgusted’.

    [object Window], who is also looking into the incident, gesê, Die tye, berig: ‘It makes me think that the army has still not moved forward from 30 jare terug.’

    The 52-year-old army veteran added: ‘I’m uneasy because there are lots of issues. The massive power imbalance, even if it was consensual. The culture — what does it say to a future woman who wanted to join the army? And security.

    The main strands of investigation are how the woman was brought onto the base and whether any military orders were broken.

    An Army spokesperson said: ‘The Army expects the highest standards of behaviour from all personnel.

    ‘Anyone not maintaining these standards will be investigated.

    The Army describe 16 Air Assault Brigade as a ‘specially trainedforce that are ‘equipped to deploy by parachute, helicopter and air-landing’.

    Their man role is to help the Air Assault Task Force, a group of soldiers always at the ready for ‘a full spectrum of missions, from non-combatant evacuation ops to war fighting’.








    The Army describe 16 Air Assault Brigade as a 'specially trained' force that are 'equipped to deploy by parachute, helicopter and air-landing'. Op die foto: Merville Barracks

    The Army describe 16 Air Assault Brigade as a ‘specially trainedforce that are ‘equipped to deploy by parachute, helicopter and air-landing’. Op die foto: Merville Barracks

    Mr Wallace previously blasted the British Army’s attitude to women, saying it needs to become more welcoming to female soldiers.

    He took aim at the UK’s land’s forces in November, saying the army was ‘woefully behindwhen it came to picking ‘future leaderswho are not men.

    ‘We have got to make sure the Army is picking the right leaders, the future leaders. We have got to make sure we are doing more than enough to make sure we have women welcome in the army and enjoy a future career in the army,’ Mr Wallace told Sky News.

    ‘We are woefully behind the restnot only of parts of the armed forcesbut the rest of the public sector. We have to do more on that front.