Soldiers dismissed for failing drugs test.
Four other soldiers from the 1st Battalion of Welsh Guards and 14 soldiers from the Green Howards who also tested positive for drugs are the subject of an internal investigation which will determine whether they can remain in the Army.
Five of the Guardsmen and 11 of the Green Howards tested positive for Class A drugs, one Green Howard for Class B and the rest of the tests showed up Class C drugs.
Ben Bathurst, the commanding officer for the 1st Battalion of the Welsh Guards, said he had dismissed the soldiers after they admitted drug-taking. He said: "The reason I dismissed all seven, who admitted it straight away, is that there are no second chances
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|Publication:||Daily Post (Liverpool, England)|
|Date:||Sep 27, 2005|
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