Cyprus-based troops reflect of Afghanistan mission
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Cyprus-based troops from the 2 nd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment have been reflecting on the part they played in the evacuation of more than 12,000 British nationals and entitled Afghans out of Afghanistan last month. Approximately 100 personnel from BFC’s Regional Standby Battalion were sent to Kabul Airport to support the UK’s efforts to get entitled individuals out safely and despite the desperate scenes they were greeted with upon their arrival, Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel James Ashworth, revealed it didn’t faze them when carrying out their orders. He explained: “2 YORKS deployed a...
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