Colchester Paras won't return to Afghanistan

Colchester Paras have been left off the next tour of duty of Afghanistan.

The Government has announced all those regiments set to deploy next month on Herrick 18.

Soldiers from 156 Provost Company Royal Military Police are the only troops from Colchester Garrison set to deploy.

It goes against an announcement in 2011 which said it was likely troops from 2 and 3 Para were likely to return this year.

 

See Wednesday's Gazette for the full story.

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7:21pm Tue 12 Feb 13

hughie-s says...

Off to Mali or Iran then lads.
Off to Mali or Iran then lads. hughie-s

8:41pm Tue 12 Feb 13

wellnow says...

More kippers
More kippers wellnow

11:40pm Wed 13 Feb 13

Boris says...

Bring them all home, and keep them home.
Bring them all home, and keep them home. Boris

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