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Germany based troops to return to Colchester - massive investment in soldier's homes
TROOPS based in Germany will return home to Colchester by 2016, it has been announced.
Around 11,000 troops have been withdrawn and there will be a £2 billion investment in army housing.
Around £1 billion will be spent on new houses and a further £800 million on the refurbishment of military bases.
Further details will be announced by Defence Secretary Philip Hammond at lunchtime today.