In the early hours of this morning 146 personnel from No 5 RAF Force Protection Wing returned home following a six-month tour of duty protecting Camp Bastion in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
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RAF Force Protection Wing returns home from Afghanistan
Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir David Richards, and LOCOG Chair Lord Coe visited Armed Forces personnel based at Hainault in Essex this morning to thank them for their ongoing efforts in support of delivering a safe and secure Olympic Games.
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Lord Coe and General Richards thank Armed Forces for Olympics effort
It is with sadness that the MOD must confirm that Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham, of the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, was killed when he was ejected from his Hawk T1 aircraft on the morning of Tuesday 8 November 2011.
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MOD confirms the death of Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has spoken to the press this morning, following the death yesterday of Colonel Gaddafi, saying the British people can be extremely proud of our Armed Forces’ part in allowing Libyans to liberate themselves.
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Hammond – proud of Armed Forces’ role in Libya
The Chief of the Defence Staff’s Strategic Communications Officer, Major General John Lorimer, briefed the media this morning (Sunday 20 March 2011) on Operation ELLAMY, the UK’s military action in support of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973.
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