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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