Four British warships and more than 400 sailors and Royal Marines have played a key role in one of the biggest minehunting exercises ever staged in the Middle East.
RFA Argus has sailed into the biggest naval base in the world to take part in events marking the last time Britain and the USA went to war.
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RFA Argus joins bicentennial celebrations in USA
Highlander Mark Purves was amongst the first soldiers to secure an area in Helmand recently where one of the biggest finds of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) this summer was made by British forces.
Highlander helps find huge IED stash