Units!

Joint Service Signals Unit

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1 Squadron, 9th Signal Regiment

The 'administration' squadron which consisted of personnel from RHQ, Commcen, Technicians, MT, Stores, Training Wing, Guard staff, Gym staff, etc.  Their offices were by RHQ.

2 Squadron, 9th Signal Regiment

The operator's squadron consisting of Royal Signals 'Spec Ops' and their RAF equivalents.  The largest sub-unit on Ayios Nikolaos, they dominated the major sports teams and competitions.  The Squadron was made up of 4 troops, A-D who worked a 24hr 365 day shift pattern that normally consisted of 2 working days, a sleep day and a day off.  Their SHQ was located within the Tech Block.

3 Squadron, 9th Signal Regiment

This squadron was predominately Intelligence Corps, complimented by personnel from the Royal Navy, and Royal Air Force.  There were also a few civilian wing personnel who, although administered by Civ Wing,  worked with this squadron.  The personnel were a mixture of shift workers and day workers.  Most of the serving females on Regimental strength belonged to this Squadron and they had their own Officer Commanding, although all other administration was performed by the SHQ which was located within the Tech Block.

33 Signals Unit

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Civilian Wing, 9th Signal Regiment

There was a large UK based civilian component who had their own administrative staff, located within the Tech Block.  Most of the civilian personnel worked shift on a similar pattern to the 2 Squadron operators.

Medical Centre

Located within the 33SU complex, the MedCen was staffed by personnel seconded from BMH/MRS Dhekelia.

Dental Centre

Located within the 33SU complex, the Dental Centre was staffed by personnel seconded from BMH/MRS Dhekelia.

Fire Station

The fire station was situated between the Regiment and 33SU and was staffed by Cypriots, commanded by a UK fire officer.