Lance Bombardier Michael Beck of 5 Royal Horse Artillery sent this message to his loved ones back home in Manchester.
With just days to go until Christmas, military personnel from the North West serving in Afghanistan have been sending festive messages back home.
Craftsman Matthew Bailey of 2 Royal Engineers who is from Accrington, sent this festive message for his loved ones.
North West personnel in Afghanistan have been sending Christmas messages back home.
The troops have sent back festive greetings and special messages.
Corporal Danny Rogers from Barrow in Furness shares his message.