Poignant ceremony marks end of UK combat operations in Helmand Province

UK Armed Forces have ended combat operations in Helmand Province, paving the way for the final transfer of security to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF).UK Armed Forces have ended combat operations in Helmand Province, paving the way for the final transfer of security to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF). As they have on the battlefield, British troops stood… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

CAS praises progress during his first visit to Afghanistan

CASThe Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Pulford, praised the armed forces during his visit to Afghanistan which included meeting the Tornado detachment at… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Homecoming parade for 2 Sqn RAF Regt

REGIMENTNo 2 Squadron Royal Air Force Regiment, based at RAF Honington, returned home from a demanding six month tour in Afghanistan in November and this… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Grandson returns wartime bible he took to Afghanistan

GRANDSONA soldier is returning his grandfather’s Second World War bible after having carried it through a six month operational tour in Helmand Province. Cpl David Coles, of the Royal Military Police, will return the service bible to his grandfather… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF Merlins are back from 10 years of continual ops

MERLINThe RAF Merlin Force is celebrating its return from 10 years of continual operational deployments following the withdrawal from Afghanistan. The RAF Merlins, based at RAF Benson, first deployed to Bosnia in 2003 and have since… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

UK hands over patrol Base Ouellette to Afghan forces

AFGHANBritish troops have handed over control of Patrol Base Ouellette to the Afghan National Civil Order Police. The base, which is situated on Route 611 in the district of Nahr-e Saraj, has been… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Complete move from Lashkar Gah to Camp Bastion in the early hours

The headquarterBASTIONs of British forces deployed in Afghanistan has moved from Lashkar Gah to Camp Bastion in an early morning helicopter operation hailed as probably the most complex… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

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