The streets of Oakham were packed with well-wishers last week showing their support for soldiers from 16th Regiment Royal Artillery and 104 Military Working Dog Support Unit who have recently returned home from Afghanistan.
Oakham welcomes soldiers home from Afghanistan
It is with sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that Lance Corporal Martin Joseph Gill from 42 Commando Royal Marines was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday 5 June 2011.
Lance Corporal Martin Joseph Gill RM killed in Afghanistan
The Commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, US General David Petraeus, recently visited Royal Marines and their Estonian coalition partners at a patrol base in central Helmand.
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Petraeus visits Royal Marines in Helmand
A new contract was signed last week (ahead of yesterday’s World Environment Day) providing Armed Forces on operations with sustainably-sourced, instant coffee from Cornish charity Cool Earth.
Green coffee perks up troops