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Soldiers from 3 Scots Deploy from a Chinook Helicopter in Afghanistan

Soldiers from 1 Platoon, A Company of 3 Scots deploy from a Chinook helicopter in the desert at the start of an operation to purge narcotics factories in the Upper Sangin Valley, Afghanistan.


Soldiers from the Afghan National Army (ANA) and 3rd Battalion (The Black Watch) The Royal Regiment of Scotland (3 Scots) searched compounds and destroyed drug caches and narcotic manufacturing facilities in a joint operation.

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Photographer: Cpl Rupert Frere RLC

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Taken on May 31, 2009