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Hundreds of soldiers who've just returned from Afghanistan have had their efforts recognised by His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh.
The troops based at Catterick received their Operational Medals from Prince Philip in a ceremony at the garrison as Julia Barthram reports.
Soldiers based at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire have been presented with their Afghanistan medals by the Duke of Edinburgh.
The First Battalion of the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment returned to their barracks last week.
Hundreds of soldiers based at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire will have their return from a six month tour of Afghanistan honoured today with the presentation of their operational medals.
The troops were deployed to Task Force Helmand between October 2012 and April 2013. The medals will be presented to them by the Duke of Edinburgh.