Kym Marsh says lockdown has allowed her to spend more quality time with her army officer boyfriend

Kym Marsh has revealed that lockdown has been a blessing to her as she’s been able to spend more quality time with her army officer boyfriend. The former Coronation Street star, 44, explained how Parachute Regiment major Scott Ratcliff, 32, had been serving in Afghanistan when he was sent back home amid Covid-19 restrictions.  Scott’s … Read more

RICHARD PENDLEBURY witnessed the courage of the men of 2 Mercians in Afghan conflict.

We were lying along a thin tree line by a ditch, having just come under accurate machine gun fire for the first time that day. It was a little after 10.30am and hot. Very hot, certainly, by the standards of Derby, Nottingham and Worcester, where the recruiting officers had welcomed the soldiers beside me. Not … Read more

RICHARD PENDLEBURY witnessed the courage of the men of 2 Mercians in Afghan conflict.

We were lying along a thin tree line by a ditch, having just come under accurate machine gun fire for the first time that day. It was a little after 10.30am and hot. Very hot, certainly, by the standards of Derby, Nottingham and Worcester, where the recruiting officers had welcomed the soldiers beside me. Not … Read more

Jake Gyllenhaal set to star in film Combat Control about late war hero John Chapman

Jake Gyllenhaal set to star in Combat Control about late war hero John Chapman who sacrificed his life during a mission in Afghanistan By Dailymail.com Reporter Published: 15:55 GMT, 20 March 2021 | Updated: 15:55 GMT, 20 March 2021 Jake Gyllenhaal is set to star in military drama Combat Control.  The 40-year-old actor will portray … Read more

Translator who served in Afghanistan becomes first to be given sanctuary in Britain

Heroic Afghan translator who served alongside UK troops in Afghanistan becomes first to be given sanctuary in Britain after more than 18 months in the ‘worst refugee camp on Earth’ Translator Nesar served alongside UK troops for almost two years in Afghanistan First translator to be allowed sanctuary in Britain from outside his homeland The … Read more

Translator who served in Afghanistan becomes first to be given sanctuary in Britain

Heroic Afghan translator who served alongside UK troops in Afghanistan becomes first to be given sanctuary in Britain after more than 18 months in the ‘worst refugee camp on Earth’ Translator Nesar served alongside UK troops for almost two years in Afghanistan First translator to be allowed sanctuary in Britain from outside his homeland The … Read more

Ex-British soldier ‘caught with £50,000 worth of illegal alcohol’ in Afghanistan

Ex-British soldier, 55, could face 20 years in prison in Afghanistan after ‘being caught with £50,000 worth of illegal alcohol’ Ian Cameron, 55, from Liphook, Hampshire, was arrested at his home in Kabul  Officers claimed to have seized 1160 bottles of beer and 730 bottles of spirits  Police claim the former soldier was Kabul’s main … Read more

Decorated sergeant ‘killed in live fire Welsh Guards training exercise’ 

Decorated sergeant who served with the Welsh Guards in Iraq and Afghanistan is ‘killed in live fire training exercise’ as the British Army launch probe into circumstances surrounding his death By Jemma Carr For Mailonline Published: 20:36 GMT, 5 March 2021 | Updated: 20:50 GMT, 5 March 2021 A decorated sergeant has been accidentally shot … Read more