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  • 'Honourable Warriors' of 42 Commando Group come home
    Royal Marines and soldiers from 42 Commando Group, based at Bickleigh, Devon, returned home via Exeter Airport yesterday following the end of their seven-month deployment to Afghanistan.
  • 3 Commando Brigade returns home from Afghanistan
    Service personnel from 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines returned home to the UK on Saturday 12 April 2009 from a six-month deployment in Afghanistan, led by their Commander, Brigadier Gordon Messenger.
  • Winning the Information Battle in Helmand
    A unique unit of 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines who have spent the last six months in Helmand with the role of winning the information battle have begun returning home.
  • Marines Shatter 'Illusion of Enemy Safe Haven'
    British, Danish and Afghan troops took the Taliban totally by surprise last week in a daring operation launched into the heart of the enemy stronghold of Marjah in central Helmand.
  • Marines Find Taliban Weapons Ready For Use
    During a recent routine search operation deep into enemy territory Royal Marines discovered a stash of deadly Taliban weapons and improvised explosive devices ready for use against British and Afghan troops.
  • Barnstaple Based Commandos Return Home from Afghanistan
    Barnstaple-based Royal Marine Commandos from the Commando Logistics Regiment (CLR) began their return to the UK this evening, flying into Exeter airport.
  • Taliban Hooked By 42 Commando Surprise Operation
    Over 500 Marines from 42 Commando Group, partnered with soldiers from the Afghan National Army, have completed a gruelling month-long operation into the southern-most regions of Helmand Province.
  • Marine Michael Laski dies of wounds sustained in Afghanistan
    Marine Michael 'Mick' Laski of Signals Detachment, Yankee Company, 45 Commando Royal Marines, passed away peacefully at Selly Oak Hospital in Birmingham on 25 February 2009 with his family beside him.
  • Airborne Troops Strike at Taliban's Drug Industry
    Waves of helicopter-borne troops caught the Taliban by surprise in a meticulously planned assault which has struck severely at the narcotics industry in Helmand which helps finance the Taliban's insurgency.
  • Maintaining Weapons in Afghanistan
    Using his specialist skills as an Armourer, Royal Marine Sergeant Marcus Smith is currently serving in Afghanistan to ensure that the weapons systems used by British Forces are second-to-none.