Samuel Flint funeral: Soldier to be laid to rest
Fusilier Samuel Flint, 21, died when the Mastiff armoured vehicle he was travelling in hit an improvised explosive device while on patrol in Helmand province on April 30.
SAS troops capture Taliban commander
'BRITISH Special Forces have captured the Taliban leader thought to be responsible for the roadside bomb that killed three British soldiers last month.
Thu May 23, 2013
South Wales Argus
Gwent soldiers are part of TA's vital role
In the second of our features with Territorial Army troops on exercise in Cyprus, WILL BAIN meets three Gwent men who are dedicated to serving their country.
U.S. Department of Defense
Combined Force Arrests Taliban Leader in Baghlan Province
A combined Afghan and coalition security force arrested a senior Taliban leader in the Baghlan-e Jadid district of Afghanistan's Baghlan province today, military officials reported.
Wed May 22, 2013
Minot Daily News
Fallen soldiers to be honored
BISMARCK A remembrance ceremony at the Memorial to the Fallen in the Global War on Terrorism will honor two additional North Dakotans who were killed in action last December.
Lancashire Evening Post
A proud day for the Lancashire
Servicemen and women from the 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, which recruits from across the county and has its headquarters in Preston, paraded through Burnley yesterday.
This Is Lancashire
Gallery & video: Crowds welcome the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment to Burnley
A PROUD father held his son tightly in his arms as his Lancashire's soldiers were given a heroes' welcome in Burnley.
Mon May 20, 2013
Chester Evening Leader
Chester soldier keeps troops on the go
Lance corporal Lee Jones, who lives in Upton, had no previous military experience before joining the TA five years ago.
Mon May 13, 2013
Explosion rocks S. Afghan town, causing casualties
LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan , May 14 -- An explosion took place in Garmser district in southern Afghan province of Helmand Tuesday morning, causing casualties, a provincial government spokesman said.
Taleban Deny Planned Attack on Kajaki Hydroelectric Dam
The Taleban have denied massing forces for an attack on the Kajaki hydroelectric scheme in the southern Helmand province, at a time when responsibility for construction work and security is shifting from American to Afghan control.
Wed May 08, 2013
Scots soldiers killed by IED to be repatriated
Soldiers killed when the armoured vehicle they were travelling in hit an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan are to be repatriated.
Afghan police kill 8 at protest; NATO probes alleged misconduct of international troops
Afghan police were accused of killing eight protesters at a demonstration on Wednesday as the U.S.-led coalition said it had opened an investigation into allegations of misconduct by NATO troops during an encounter with insurgents.
Tue May 07, 2013
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Demand for Helmand Schools to Reopen
Residents of Afghanistan's southern Helmand province say nearly half the schools there remain closed, and they dispute claims by education officials that it would not be safe to reopen them.
U.S. Department of Defense
Combined Force Arrests Taliban Leader in Helmand Province
An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Taliban leader and three other insurgents during an operation in the Lashkar Gah district of Afghanistan's Helmand province today, military officials reported.
Thu May 02, 2013
North-West Evening Mail
Comrades pay tribute to fallen Barrow soldier
SOLDIERS from Barrow who were involved in some of the fiercest fighting in the Afghanistan conflict were honoured during a medal ceremony yesterday.
Soldiers who died in blast are named
THREE soldiers serving in Scottish regiments killed in a roadside bomb attack in Afghan-istan have been named by the Mini-stry of Defence.
Wed May 01, 2013
Afghan Taliban kill peace chief negotiator in southern province
Beijing, May 1 : Taliban militants ambushed and killed three people including the peace chief negotiator in the southern Helmand province 555 km south of Kabul on Wednesday, a local official said.
Afghanistan roadside bomb kills three British soldiers
Three British soldiers have been killed and several others injured after the heavily armoured vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a large roadside bomb while they were on a routine patrol in Afghanistan .
Tue Apr 30, 2013
'Remarkable' Duke of Lancaster's Regiment soldiers are back from the front line
SOLDIERS from The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment are due to receive campaign medals tomorrow after their home-coming from Afghanistan.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Liverpool Daily Post
Mersey soldiers return from tour of duty in Afghanistan
Ninety-one soldiers from the 1st Battalion of The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, which recruits from across Liverpool and the north west, were welcomed home by their families at a ceremony in Catterick, North Yorkshire, on Thursday.