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Monday Jul 7 | Swindon Advertiser

the Big Interview: Taking nursing to a different level

CHERYL Kelser, 51, is a Great Western Hospital intensive care nurse and an RAF reservist corporal who has served two tours in Afghanistan with 4626 Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Barking Moonbat Early Warning System

not a Very Brave New World

Don't think you'll see things like this in USA papers. Or maybe you already have.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News,

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Peninsula

Afghan forces battle for Helmand after troops pull out

LASHKAR GAH: Afghan forces battled the Taliban in southern Helmand province yesterday for a second week, officials and residents said, seeking to reassert control over a strategic district just weeks after the departure of US troops.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Peninsula

Territory falls to Taliban after offensive

KANDAHAR: The Taliban have established a foothold in southern Afghanistan in a ten-day battle against Afghan forces, locals said yesterday, as the army and police struggle to prove they can defeat the insurgents without Nato help.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Navy Times

Taliban kills dozens in major assault in Afghanistan

Hundreds of Taliban fighters have launched a days-long assault in Afghanistan to take back a former stronghold of the group, according to several media reports.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Soldiers walk proud on parade at Kendrew Barracks

Soldiers who dodged bullets, faced insurgents and helped train Afghan security forces for the last 11 months were on parade at their home base.

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The Daily Star

800 Taliban fight Afghan troops

KANDAHAR: More than 800 Taliban insurgents have launched a major offensive in southern Afghanistan to try to gain territory recently vacated by US troops, officials said Wednesday, with 40 civilians killed in five days of fighting.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

Bedford Today

The Poachers to make homecoming parade through Bedford

A homecoming parade will be given by The Poachers - The 2nd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment - in Bedford on Tuesday, July 22. The regiment is also holding a ceremonial parade on Wednesday, June 25, to present soldiers with medals for recent service in Afghanistan.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

IcNetwork

The Honours List 2014: Diplomatic Service, Overseas List and Commonwealth

Paul Brendan Gormley, MBE. Chief executive Disasters Emergency Committee . For services to the UK emergency humanitarian response to disaster-affected people overseas.

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Belfast Today

New role for the Royal Irish Regiment

A Foxhound Light Protection Protected Vehicle pictured at Camp Bastion, Helmand, Afghanistan.

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