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Archos, the Protection Military Working Dog

 

British troops have left the Nad-e Ali District of Helmand Province as Afghan forces provide security for the local population.

UK forces began operations in Nad-e Ali in 2006 working to clear the area of insurgent activity and intimidation while building and developing the capability of the Afghan National Army and Afghan National Police.

Now, as members of the final unit, 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment (2 LANCS) leave, Nad-e Ali is completely transformed, boasting a bustling bazaar, 29 schools, with almost 10,000 children in education – over 1000 of whom are girls – and four healthcare clinics.

 

 

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Photo credit to read - Corporal Si Longworth RLC (Phot)

Email: SimonLongworth@mediaops.army.mod.uk

 

 

 

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Taken on August 27, 2013