17 October 2011

UK In Action: Royal Marines in Afghanistan

A Royal Marine with Mike Company, 42 Commando carries a GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun) during a patrol around Nad-e Ali in Afghanistan. Royal Marines from 42 Commando have officially taken over control of Nad-e Ali North district of Helmand province. Having arrived in Afghanistan and completed a final course of training and acclimatisation to prepare them for their six month deployment, the Marines headed from Camp Bastion to their base in Shahzad – which will be their home until October.

img from UK MoD

By: Widow 6-7

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