The UK has handed over control of Camp Bastion in Helmand province to Afghan security forces. The move marks the end of the British military presence in the country.
Troops from across the Meridian region were among those serving in Afghanistan in a operation that spanned over a decade. In that time 453 troops lost their lives.
The last Union flag of Great Britain flying in Helmand Province in Afghanistan, is lowered by Captain Matthew Clark, left, and Warrant Officer 1 John Lilley. The Union flag will be returned to the UK by Brigadier Rob Thomson, after a ceremony at Camp Bastion signifying the end of combat operations in Helmand by British and ISAF forces.
The MoD has confirmed the deaths in Afghanistan of Lieutenant Edward Drummond-Baxter and Lance Corporal Siddhanta Kunwar. They were from the 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles, based at Folkestone.
Lieutenant Drummond-Baxter and Lance Corporal Kunwar were based in Checkpoint Prrang in the southern area of Nahr-e Saraj. On 30th October they were participating in a shura (meeting) with Afghan policemen inside the checkpoint. They were shot by a man wearing an Afghan police uniform.
Two Kent-based soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan are expected to be named later.
Folkestone's First Battalion the Royal Gurkha Rifles are stationed in Helmand Province.
It's understood that the two men were shot by a man wearing an Afghan Police uniform.
The Ministry of Defence has announced the death of two soliders in Afghanistan. The soldiers from 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles, based at Shorncliffe Barracks in Folkestone, were killed in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand Province.
The soldiers' next of kin have been informed.
Members of the 26 Engineer Regiment have returned to their families after completing a tour of Afghanistan. One member of the regiment died during the tour of Helmand Province.
Lance Corporal Matthew David Smith from Aldershot, was killed in the Nad 'Ali district when he was hit by small arms fire on Friday, 10 August 2012
We hear from Flight Lieutenant Rob Humphries and Sergeant Richard White about their time in Afghanistan.