25 Apr '12, 9am

Welsh Cavalry return from Afghanistan

Over fifty soldiers from C Squadron of 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards (QDG) were greeted by their families and friends when they arrived at their home barracks in Paderborn, northern Germany, on Thursday 19 April 2012. The men and women of the QDG formed the core of 20th Armoured Brigade's Reconnaissance Force on Operation HERRICK 15 during its mission to help prepare the Afghan security forces to take over the security of their own country. Warrant Officer Class 2 Mark Hawtin, from Tafarn-y-Gelyn, was greeted from the coach by his wife Catherine, and was delighted to see his one-year-old son Oscar walk for the first time. He said: "I'm chuffed to bits about being back; I am overwhelmed. It's great seeing Oscar, and I am looking forward to spending some quality time together as a family." Sergeant Matthew Hausen, from Connah's Quay, was reunited with his wife Rebecca and d...

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