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20th Armoured Brigade takes command of Task Force Helmand

October 10, 2011

20th Armoured Brigade has taken over command of Task Force Helmand in Afghanistan from 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines, officially marking the start of Operation HERRICK 15.

In a short ceremony yesterday, Sunday 9 October 2011, at the headquarters of Task Force Helmand (TFH) in Lashkar Gah, Brigadier Ed Davis, Commander of 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines, formally handed over to Brigadier Patrick Sanders, Commander of 20th Armoured Brigade.

Over the next six months, 20th Armoured Brigade will look to build on the achievements of 3 Commando Brigade since they arrived in Helmand in March 2011.

Continues at: mod.uk – 20th Armoured Brigade takes command of Task Force Helmand

Video report from BritishForcesNews on YouTube.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. jack permalink
    October 10, 2011 21:15

    Please keep all of them safe and let this be a successful tour. keep the faith.

  2. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    October 11, 2011 13:10

    Operation HERRICK15, an operation finalized to sthrengh rapport with Afghan forces and give to Afghanistan an Army corps who may defend country by new insurgency of old power.
    A rapport who is need to make Afghanistan a free country, with free people, commerce, and human rights respect.
    An hope and a reality.
    Claudio Alpaca

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