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Feature: True Grit

Based in Hythe, Southampton, the US Army Field Support Battalion is the only US government-owned and operated repair facility in England. Covering 11 harbour-side acres near the port, Hythe offers facilities and a workforce tailored to the maintenance, overhaul and storage of forward deployed combat equipment.Military equipment is shipped straight into the centre, often complete with bullet holes and in need of refurbishment. As many of the vehicles have suffered significant ...