More than 50 Royal Marines will return to Taunton today after completing their final tour of duty in Afghanistan.
The troops from 40 Commando, will be welcomed back to their base at Norton Fitzwarren by friends and family tonight.
The final members of the unit will return later this month. The Defence Secretary, Philip Hammond, said one of the biggest problems they faced out there was boredom:
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