Australian Gunners who ‘fired side by side’ with the British Artillery in southern Afghanistan have received their campaign medals during a ceremony at Colchester’s Merville Barracks.
UK and Afghan forces, led by British troops from 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (3 PARA), are helping reopen a bazaar of more than 100 shops in the Helmand town of Chah-e Anjir, once too dangerous for local trade due to the insurgent threat.
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3 PARA help revive Chah-e Anjir bazaar
Following the recent return of 16 Air Assault Brigade from their six-month tour of duty in Helmand province, Commanding Officer Brigadier James Chiswell has said the success of this campaign has left the insurgency increasingly fractured and demoralised, and, as a result, has less of a grip on the local community.
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16 Air Assault Brigade leaves insurgency ‘fractured and demoralised’