- Robin Brims
Infobox Military Person
caption=Lieutenant General Robin Brims
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The Light Infantry 24 Airmobile Brigade
1st Armoured Division
Bosnian war Iraq War
Companion of the Order of the Bath Commander of the Order of the British Empire Distinguished Service Order
Lieutenant GeneralRobin Vaughan Brims CB, CBE, DSO was Commander of the Field Army at Land Commandfrom 2005 to 2007.
Robin Brims was commissioned into
The Light Infantryin 1970. After various military appointments he took command of 3rd Battalion The Light Infantryfrom 1989 to 1991. He then took up an appointment at the Ministry of Defence before taking command of 24 Airmobile Brigadefrom 1995 to 1996 deploying to Bosnia as part of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corpsin 1995.
He went on to be Chief of Staff at Headquarters
Northern Irelandand then Director of Plans & Resources. In 2000 he was appointed Commander of the Multi-national Division (South West) in Bosnia and in 2002 he became General Officer Commanding 1st (UK) Armoured Divisionwhich deployed to Iraq. For his service in Iraq he was given the Distinguished Service Order(DSO).LondonGazette|issue=57100|supp=yes|notarchive=yes|startpage=4|date= 30 October 2003|accessdate=2007-12-19] In 2003 be became Deputy Chief of Operations at Permanent Joint Headquarters, Northwood, before becoming Commander of the Field Army in 2005. He retired from that post in August 2007.
* [http://www.operations.mod.uk/telic/biogs_old.htm Biography]
* [http://www.college-of-arms.gov.uk/Newsletter/015.htm College of Arms]
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