Glowing review for Military Corrective Training Centre

The Chief Inspector of Prisons has heaped praise on the Military Corrective Training Centre (MCTC) in Colchester in his report published today, 18 June 2012.

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Glowing review for Military Corrective Training Centre

New mental health partnership for veterans in Colchester

A groundbreaking partnership has been formed at Colchester Garrison between the military, the NHS and the Combat Stress charity to meet the needs of veterans with mental health problems.

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New mental health partnership for veterans in Colchester

Airborne supply experts receive Afghanistan medals

Following their recent six-month tour of Helmand province, soldiers from 13 Air Assault Support Regiment, The Royal Logistic Corps (13 AA Sp Regt RLC), were presented with their Operational Service Medals at Merville Barracks, Colchester, today.

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Airborne supply experts receive Afghanistan medals

Thousands welcome 16 Air Assault Brigade home from Afghanistan

More than 10,000 people lined the streets of Colchester yesterday to welcome the town’s soldiers home after their recent six-month deployment to Afghanistan.

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Thousands welcome 16 Air Assault Brigade home from Afghanistan

Australian Gunners receive Afghanistan medals in Colchester

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.

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Australian Gunners receive Afghanistan medals in Colchester

Armed Forces Minister visits families of soldiers in Helmand

The importance of looking after the families of soldiers serving on operations was the focus of a recent visit to Colchester Garrison by the Minister for the Armed Forces Nick Harvey.

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Armed Forces Minister visits families of soldiers in Helmand