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On the cusp of durable success in Helmand

June 11, 2012

Recently returned from Helmand, Brigadier Patrick Sanders says the years of effort and sacrifice are producing results.

Soldiers on a foot patrol

Soldiers from 5th Battalion The Rifles on a foot patrol in the southern part of Nahr-e Saraj district during Op HERRICK 15. Picture: Crown Copyright/MOD 2012

When 20th Armoured Brigade deployed on Operation HERRICK 15 in October 2011 to take over responsibility for Task Force Helmand, only central Lashkar Gah district was under the control of the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF).

Fast forward to just after the end of their tour in May 2012 and the final area of Helmand where British forces operate, Nahr-e Saraj, has begun the transition process.

Continues at: mod.uk – On the cusp of durable success in Helmand

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  1. THE MO AND JO TEAM permalink
    June 11, 2012 22:34

    GREAT NEWS – BRINGS THE TIME NEARER TO WHEN OUR BOYS AND GIRLS COME HOME – WE NEED THEM HERE – FROM THE MO AND JO TEAM

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