The Prime Minister has appointed Lord Ashcroft KCMG as his Special Representative for Veterans’ Transition, working with all government departments to ensure military personnel get the support they need when making the transition to civilian life.
A young medic from West Yorkshire is working with the 12th Mechanized Brigade Reconnaissance Force, an elite unit that operates in some of the most dangerous areas of Helmand province, Afghanistan.
One of the Royal Navy’s newest warships HMS Diamond has been working with one of her French counterpart near-identical twin ships in the Mediterranean Sea.
HMS Diamond exercises with her French counterpart
1st Battalion The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment have seen their first class of Afghan Uniform Police graduate recently while more experienced Afghan Police working with the battalion have carried out independent operations.
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Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment sees Afghan Police progress
Royal Marines from 42 Commando, working with their Afghan National Army (ANA) colleagues, have turned what was expected to be an offensive operation into a bridge-building exercise with the local community, as insurgents fled.
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Royal Marines and ANA adapt to reassure Afghan community