The Duke visits Afghanistan

The Duke visited personnel at Camp Bastion and Kandahar Airfield today as British troops prepare for the end of operations in Afghanistan. HRH arrived yesterday and met personnel from all three services, including supporting civilians, and discussed their varied roles as the transition to the Afghan National Security Forces continues.

Today The Duke met senior commanders who updated him on campaign progress since his previous visit to Bastion in November 2013.

HRH met aviators from the Joint Aviation Group (JAG) and men and women from 903 Expeditionary Air Wing, who manage Bastion’s airfield.

The Duke praised the state of the art Role Three Hospital and thanked the Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) for the part they have played in providing support to troops on the ground.

View photos from the day here

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