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The Soldiers of 4th Mechanized Brigade and 204 Signal Squadron are exercising their Freedom of Richmond by marching through the streets of the town. They have been presented with their operational medals in Richmond Castle after returning from Afghanistan.
The troops from 4th Mechanised Brigade and 204 Signal Squadron have just returned from Afghanistan. They lost 11 soldiers during their tour of Helmand Province.
Troops returning to Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire after a six month tour of Afghanistan will receive operational medals at a ceremony tomorrow.
Eleven soldiers from the Headquarters 4th Mechanized Brigade and 204 Signal Squadron died during the tour in Helmand province.
After the medal presentation at Richmond Castle, the soldiers will march through the streets of Richmond.
Servicemen and women from North Yorkshire's Catterick Garrison have paraded through London after their latest six-month tour of Afghanistan.
The soldiers have spent the time helping the Afghan National Security Forces take on the responsibility for Helmand province.
They were thanked for their work at a special parliamentary reception in London today.
Watch the full report from Paul Brand below.
More than 120 personnel from the 4th Mechanized Brigade will parade through central London this afternoon.
The contingent have recently returned from a six-month tour of Afghanistan, where they were assisting the Afghan National Security Forces in Helmand Province.
The parade will leave Wellington Barracks, Westminster, at 3.20pm, and travel through the city to the Palace of Westminster. They will then attend a reception at the Houses of Parliament.
Soldiers from the 4th Mechanized Brigade, based at Catterick in North Yorkshire, will parade through London today. Better known as the Black Rats, they've recently returned from a six month tour in Afghanistan.