A newly acquired Honda motorbike, captured from Taliban insurgents by members of 1st Battalion The Rifles during their tour of Afghanistan last year, has gone on display at the Imperial War Museum in London.
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Captured Taliban motorbike features in Imperial War Museum exhibition
Soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Rifles (3 RIFLES), recently returned from Afghanistan, marched through Edinburgh on Saturday after becoming the first English battalion to be granted the Freedom of the City.
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3 RIFLES first English battalion granted Freedom of Edinburgh
Soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Rifles (3 RIFLES) returned to their base in Edinburgh over the weekend following a demanding six-month operational tour in Afghanistan.
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Edinburgh-based soldiers return from Afghanistan
It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence must announce that two soldiers from 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles have been killed in Afghanistan today, Tuesday 30 October 2012.
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Two soldiers from the Royal Gurkha Rifles killed in Afghanistan
In an article published in the Daily Telegraph, the Commanding Officer of 3rd Battalion The Rifles and the Brigade Advisory Group in Afghanistan, Lieutenant Colonel Charlie Maconochie, argues that recent ‘green on blue’ attacks should not alter ISAF’s course.
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Close co-operation with the Afghan security forces ‘fundamental’ to success