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RESTRUCTURING – or rather cuts to the MoD police – had been expected under the government’s austerity measures.
A YOUNG Scottish soldier was executed by the Taliban in Afghanistan after leaving his checkpoint to search for some missing kit, an inquest has heard.
MORE than 100 Iraqi civilians have won a landmark Court of Appeal battle in their bid for a fresh public inquiry into allegations of torture and inhuman and degrading treatment made against British soldiers and interrogators.
From Helmand to the Home Counties, that’s the journey made by an Afghan teen after a rocket attack killed his brother and blinded him. Our correspondent Jerome Starkey has also come a long way – he’s become Najib’s guardian 1 Comment
THE Ministry of Defence has denied claims thousands of injured army personnel could lose their jobs after a report suggested the rate of redundancies could double in the next four years.
ALMOST 1,000 troops are to be moved to the former RAF base at Kinloss next summer, two years earlier than expected, the Ministry of defence will announce today.
The Princess Royal has paid tribute to Royal Wootton Bassett, as she officially bestowed the new name on the town.
Afghan president Hamid Karzai has said the Taleban are entirely reliant on Pakistan, claiming the militants cannot lift a finger without the Pakistanis.
EAST Stirlingshire have launched a new initiative to honour the men and women of the Armed Forces, by offering them free entry to home matches.
Scottish veterans of wars ranging from the First World War to current conflicts in Afghanistan have been awarded funding to recognise their service in conflicts across the generations.
THE mother of Liam Tasker, the 26-year-old army dog handler and explosives expert killed in Afghanistan in March, has revealed the messages her son sent members of his family to be opened in the event of his death.
Veterans' campaigners hailed a "major step forward" in help for the armed forces yesterday after David Cameron accepted demands for the military covenant to be enshrined in law.
The family of a "hero" army dog handler killed in Afghanistan has been presented with the Elizabeth Cross by the Princess Royal.
A LEADING charity has warned that Afghan security forces are not ready to take over security responsibilities from Nato troops, claiming the professionalism and accountability of the nation's police and army raise "serious concerns".
THEIR mentoring normally involves passing on the skills and expertise needed to tackle insurgents and deal with improvised explosive devices.
The second female British soldier killed in Afghanistan was last night named as Captain Lisa Jade Head.
SCOTLAND'S capital is to stage three days of special events to mark its hosting of Britain's Armed Forces Day this summer.
HE was known as the "father figure" to his unit and a local hero in his community.