As progress in Afghanistan continues British artillery guns are firing less than on previous deployments but Gunners like Jonathan Long remain ready to support troops on the ground 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.
Armed Forces’ medics are to get new training facilities and accommodation under the latest phase of a programme to focus military medical expertise in the Midlands.
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Military medics to get new training facilities
For his part in a dramatic and difficult rescue at sea, Petty Officer Airman ‘Cags’ Lacy was recently presented with the Queen’s Gallantry Medal by the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace.
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Prince honours Navy man for sea rescue
RAF Akrotiri supports operations in Afghanistan in more ways than you might think writes Greg Taylor, an Officer Cadet with 7644 Squadron of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force.
Troops from the Tonga Defence Force have deployed for the first time to southern Afghanistan and commenced security duties with RAF troops at Camp Bastion in Helmand province.