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Troops receive medals from Duke of Edinburgh

Soldiers based at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire have been presented with their Afghanistan medals by the Duke of Edinburgh.

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Soldiers back from Afghanistan to receive medals

Soldiers in Afghanistan Credit: BFBS

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.

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