Locals in the northern Nad ‘Ali area of Helmand province are being taught life-saving skills to spot Taliban bombs, thanks to an education programme organised by British paratroopers and their Afghan National Army (ANA) colleagues.
Colonel Gerhard Wheeler from the Royal Welsh regiment was the Deputy Commander of Task Force Helmand throughout 2010. Here he reflects on the battles, losses and progress he witnessed.
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Deputy Commander reflects on a year in Helmand
It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must announce that a sailor serving with HMS Cornwall was killed in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates yesterday, Sunday 27 February 2011.
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Sailor killed in road traffic accident in Dubai
In an update to the House of Commons, Prime Minister David Cameron has praised the British Armed Forces for their ongoing work supporting the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in safely evacuating British and other foreign nationals from Libya.
The end of HMS Manchester’s 30-year Royal Navy career was officially marked in a formal ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base last week.
Fond farewell to HMS Manchester