Skip to comments.Troops march through the streets in full uniform as thousands welcome them home from Afghanistan
Posted on 05/25/2013 11:23:37 AM PDT by the scotsman
'Thousands of people lined the streets of York to welcome troops home from Afghanistan in a 'humbling' display, days after soldier Lee Rigby was murdered in the street in Woolwich.
The death of Drummer Rigby, 25, who was hacked to death by alleged Islamist extremists on Wednesday, left the nation appalled, and the community in York appeared determined to show its support for the armed forces as 2 Signal Regiment marched through the city yesterday.
The regiment's commanding officer Lieutenant Colonel Colin Vaudin said the massive turnout at the parade was 'testament to the character of the British people'.
Drummer Rigby, from Halifax in Yorkshire, was walking to his London barracks wearing a Help for Heroes top when he was set upon and butchered by extremists wielding cleavers and knives.
Many members of the crowd were wearing tops and hats emblazoned with the name of the military charity, which has seen donations rocket in the days after the 25-year-old soldier's shocking death.'
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May this be a new dawn in Britain.
Armed to the teeth I hope.
That whole “don’t wear your uniform” thing blew up in their PC faces
We are home, please don’t kill us for not being here
Thanks for keeping us posted on these events.
We shall see...let’s hope they get to cracking down on the Moslems recruting in full view and allowed to do so... and change some of their ridiculous laws preventing people from defending themselves.
I pray we are all joined together in defense of our amazing cultural heritage. Each of us must do what we can where we are and God will help us. Be not afraid.
“Alleged” Islamic Extremists?
Don’t see a weapon in sight. Maybe a few special ops bobbies somewhere behind the crowds but the troops had nary a rifle.
Were any of the troops or people in the welcoming crowd armed?
No, they arent during these return marches.
Perhaps now they may start.
They dont on these marches.
Man, you have to consider rallying your countrymen to take revenge. You served honorably according to your posts. If not you, who?
Yeh, I’m goading you. I respect my Brit cousins and want them to reclaim their land.
Do what you wish, but do it right and protect your families from the heathens let in by your elitist pukes.
Honourably?. LOL, hardly.
My seven years was in the Para Reserve. Proud I passed the training to have been one, and was as good as I could be for seven years, but I was and am a civilian, I never have and never will consider myself the same as a regular soldier.
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