With just six days to go until Christmas, personnel from the Midlands fighting out in Afghanistan have been sending festive messages back to their loved ones at home.
Speaking from Camp Bastion the troops have sent back festive greetings and special messages.
This Christmas message comes from the Military Working Dog Unit.
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