A small but highly-motivated team of Gurkhas is working hard behind the scenes with the RAF at Gioia del Colle, in southern Italy, to provide essential communication lines for the NATO-led missions over Libya.
Gurkhas help support Libya operations
The Minister for the Armed Forces, Nick Harvey, visited RAF Honington recently with the purpose of familiarising himself with the RAF Regiment.
Armed Forces Minister visits RAF Regiment
Fifty-five Tongan troops, the first contingent from the Tonga Defence Services to complete intensive pre-deployment training with the RAF Regiment at RAF Honington in Suffolk, are now ready to deploy to Afghanistan.
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Tongan warriors ready for Afghanistan