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Chivenor's commandos to return to Devon from Helmand

  • 20 September 2011
  • From the section Devon

Devon-based troops from RMB Chivenor will return to the county after a six-month tour in Afghanistan.

About 70 members of the 24 Commando Engineer Regiment are due back at the base later, RMB Chivenor said.

The troops have been teaching the Afghan National Army engineering skills and have built a 45-metre bridge for improved access in the province.

The commandos will to return to the base in North Devon at about 19:30 BST, the organisation said.

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