Barry's back on streets of Kosovo.
A COVENTRY Coventry, city, England
Coventry (kŏv`əntrē, kŭv`–), city (1991 pop. 318,718) and metropolitan district, central England. Coventry is an industrial center noted for its automobile production. soldier is on his second tour of duty in Kosovo, a year after being one of the first troops to arrive in the war-torn country.
Fusilier Barry Dean Barry Dean (born February 26, 1955 in Maple Creek, Saskatchewan) is a retired former professional ice hockey player who was drafted number two overall in the 1975 NHL Amateur Draft by the Kansas City Scouts. , of the 2nd Battalion battalion
Tactical military organization composed of a headquarters and two or more companies, batteries, or similar units and usually commanded by a field-grade officer such as a lieutenant colonel. , The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers is an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Queen's Division.
The regiment was formed on April 23, 1968, as part of the reforms of the army that saw the creation of the first 'large infantry regiments', by the amalgamation of the , is based at Pristina as part of the British contribution to the NATO-led Peace Implementation Force.
The battalion has been working hard to reduce the levels of crime in the local area through street patrols and searches for hidden arms.
They are also trying to prevent the threat of intimidation bet-ween the Kosovar Albanians and Serbs.
Barry, aged 20, whose home is in Radford, was first in Kosovo in 1999 as part of the initial arrival of the force.
He said: "I was a bit nervous and scared in a way because the Serb army was still here.
"There were times when we were parked up and the Serb tanks rolled past and fired rounds off. So it was a bit nerve-wracking at times.''
The former pupil at Barr's Hill School Barr's Hill School and Community College is a comprehensive secondary school in Radford, Coventry, England. It was an all girls grammar school until the 1970s. is due to finish his six-month tour in September.