16 Apr '12, 9am

Royal Engineers presented with Afghanistan Medals:

The Royal Engineers have spent the last six months in Helmand helping with the mission to prepare the Afghans to fully take over the security of their own country. Amongst their tasks were the construction and upgrading of tactical infrastructure for British troops, including patrol bases, forward operating bases and military checkpoints. They also cleared convoy routes by detecting and destroying hidden improvised explosive devices and were also responsible for dismantling and destroying insurgent fortifications including narcotics and weapons hideouts. The largest project the soldiers from 35 Engineer Regiment were involved in was the construction of the 70-metre-long Freedom Bridge to connect communities either side of the Nahr-e Bughra canal - the longest bridge built by British military personnel while on operations since the Second World War. The medal parade took pl...

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