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Defence Chief – we are aware of what we are asking our bravest to do

March 8, 2012

Chief of the Defence Staff General Sir David Richards writes, following the loss of six soldiers in Afghanistan this week, that every person in uniform understands the importance of the mission with which they are charged.

General Sir David Richards

Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir David Richards. Picture: Harland Quarrington, Crown Copyright/MOD 2010

The tragic incident in Helmand involving six British soldiers is sad news for all in the Services but even more so for their families and friends.

Moments of tragedy understandably focus our minds on the many sacrifices that have been made by our Armed Forces, why such courage is required, and for what cause our soldiers, sailors and airmen are bravely putting their lives at risk.

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  1. Claudio Alpaca permalink
    March 8, 2012 18:33

    Icondivide in toto the thoughts of Chief od Defence, General Sir David Richards and solidarize with Defence system, buddies, loved one of missed soldiers. Their sacrifices are part of our cultural patrimony and make them part of our family. Claudio Alpaca

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