"We're glad to be home" say the Royal Marines back from Afghanistan.

The final group of Royal Marines from 40 Commando based near Taunton are spending the weekend with their families. Alpha Company flew back to Britain yesterday after completing a 6 month tour of duty.

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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.