Money and information are two things that matter a lot to the military commanders in charge Operation HERRICK, and it’s the job of MOD civil servants deployed to Helmand to provide that information and keep a close eye on the purse strings. Report by Ian Carr.
See the original post:
MOD civil servant keeps eye on purse strings in Helmand
HMS Edinburgh is currently on a six-month stint in the Southern Ocean, providing reassurance to the people of the Falkland Islands and flying the flag for the UK in this remote part of the world.
HMS Edinburgh on patrol in Southern Ocean
RAF Tornado GR4s struck a military facility located on the southern outskirts of Tripoli yesterday morning, as UK Armed Forces continue to contribute to NATO’s patrols over Libya to enforce United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1973.
RAF strikes targets near Tripoli and Sirte
Servicemen and women from 2 (Army Cooperation) Squadron have returned to RAF Marham from supporting UK missions over Libya, having handed over the command of the Tornado Force Element to 9 (Bomber) Squadron.
See the original post here:
RAF squadron hands over command of Tornado Force for Libya operations
A Territorial Army (TA) soldier whose day job is a builder and part-time farm worker has put his skills to use improving living conditions for his fellow soldiers on the front line of Helmand province.
Go here to see the original:
TA soldier helps make front line base more homely