Soldiers prepare for deployment

Soldiers from the South have been making their final preparations ahead of their deployment to Afghanistan.

Joining Task Force Helmand

It's been almost 11 years since British troops were first sent to Afghanistan but for a number of soldiers from the South - their latest tour could be their last.

Troops from the 4th Mechanized Brigade have been making their final preparations at Bulford before taking part in Task Force Helmand. They'll have a major role in handing over responsibility for defence and security to the Afghan forces. Martin Dowse has our report.

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