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Ceremony marks end of Task Force Helmand
Posted on 04/02/2014 4:47:34 PM PDT by Smartisan
After 8 years of front line operations, the UK's military headquarters in Helmand was disbanded yesterday.
In the latest stage of the ongoing drawdown of UK operations in Afghanistan, the functions of Headquarters Task Force Helmand have been subsumed into the wider US-led Regional Command (South West).
This milestone marks the end of the 16th Task Force Helmand operation for the British-led coalition task force, which has comprised soldiers from the Danish, Estonian, Tongan, Jordanian and Bosnian armed forces.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; United Kingdom
posted on 04/02/2014 4:47:34 PM PDT
posted on 04/02/2014 4:51:40 PM PDT
To: Smartisan; 2ndDivisionVet; Old Sarge
Many thanks to our British brothers-in-arms for your support.
posted on 04/02/2014 4:51:47 PM PDT
( Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
God bless these warriors.
posted on 04/02/2014 5:46:55 PM PDT
(One who commands, must obey.)
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