Tuesday, 17 May 2022
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On 30th November 19 Light Brigade were Welcomed Home from operations in Afghanistan with a reception held at the Houses of Parliament in London.

The Brigade had a tough time in Helmand Province. There were 1780 incidents involving improvised explosive devices, of which 571 exploded and 1209 were dealt with. This video clip includes one soldier who dismantled 82 of them with his bare hands.

The event, organised for the Army All Party Parliamentary Group by the U K Defence Forum, would not have been possible without the generous support of :

  • Shepherd Neame Brewery
  • Johnnie Walker Black Label
  • Benromach Distillery
  • BAE Systems plc
  • Boeing UK Ltd
  • EADS UK Ltd
  • Finmeccanica UK Ltd
  • Lockheed Martin UK Ltd
  • QinetiQ plc
  • Raytheon Systems Ltd
  • Selex Galileo Ltd
  • Thales Land and Joint Systems UK
  • Trevor Harrison Consultancy Services
  • UK Defence Forum

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