Family expects Royal Marines home around 6pm

40 Commando are expected back to Norton Manor at around 6pm Credit: Barry Batchelor/PA Wire

About 80 Royal Marines from Alpha Company are due to land at RAF Brize Norton at about 2pm. They'll then be transported to Norton Manor Camp near Taunton by coach, greeting friends and family at around 6pm.

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Last Marines return home

The last Royal Marines from Taunton-based 40 Commando return home from Afghanistan. Around 80 marines from Alpha Company are due back at Norton Manor camp, marking the end of a decade of operations in the country.