Final tour of Afghanistan for East Midlands soldiers
29 August 2013 Last updated at 23:43 BST
Hundreds of soldiers from the East Midlands have been preparing for their final tour of duty in Afghanistan.
The 9th/12th Royal Lancers and the Royal Anglian Regiment have been on manoeuvres on Salisbury Plain before they deploy to Helmand Province.
Jeremy Ball reports for East Midlands Today.