UK troops relive Kabul airlift
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Cyprus-based troops from the 2 nd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment played their part in the dangerous evacuation of more than 12,000 British nationals and entitled Afghans out of Afghanistan last month. Approximately 100 personnel from British Forces Cyprus’ Regional Standby Battalion were sent to Kabul Airport to support the UK’s efforts to get entitled individuals out safely. Despite the desperate scenes they were greeted with upon their arrival, Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel James Ashworth, revealed it didn’t faze them. “2 YORKS deployed a company of soldiers to the...
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