- Episkopi Cantonment
Episkopi Cantonment is the capital of British military bases in
Akrotiri and Dhekelia, it is located in the middle of the Western Sovereign Base Area (WSBA) along with Akrotiri. In the Eastern Sovereign Base Area ( ESBA) are Dhekaliaand Ayios Nikolaos. It is located at coord|34|40|N|32|51|E. Although it is not the largest of the British militarybases on the island, it is however home to the both the civilian and military administration headquarters of the Sovereign Base Areas.
Episkopi is the current command center of British Forces Cyprus. The commander of the Sovereign Base Areas/British Forces Cyprus (CBF) is either a Major General or an
Air Vice Marshal, alternating every three years transferring the command between the British Armyand the Royal Air Force. Consequently, the Deputy British Forces Cyprus (DBFC) is from the opposite service of the commander, either a Brigadieror an Air Commodore.
The current CBF is
Air Vice Marshal Richard Laceyand the DCBF is BrigadierDavid Santa-Ollala.
Episkopi Cantonment is home to the
Sovereign Base Areas Administration, the civilian authority in the territory. This branch is commanded by an officer with the one star rank OF-6, similar to that of the DBFC.
British Forces Cyprus
Royal Military Police
Sovereign Base Areas
Sovereign Base Areas Customs
Sovereign Base Areas Police
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