Troops from the 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment were reunited with their families as they returned from Afghanistan today.Read the full story ›
Troops from the 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment are returning to the UK from Afghanistan today.
They have been based in Kabul on a six month deployment. It's part of Operation TORAL, a NATO mission to provide support and advice to the Afghan government. Unlike previous operations in Helmand, the mission is not about direct combat, but providing security and training.
SOLDIERS from B (Suffolk) Company, 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, are due to return to Bulford today (Sun 7th October 2012), after the Battlegroup's deployment in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
The Company were working to hand control of Helmand back to the Afghan National Security Forces.
During the tour, Corporal Alex Guy was fatally wounded on Friday 15th June 2012. He was wounded when leading his section forward to assist a group of Afghan soldiers following an insurgent ambush.
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