September 26, 2012

40 Commando Takes Command in Nahr-e Sarajfrom Helmand Blog

ukforcesafghanistan | Helmand Blog - Afghnaistan | 40 Commando Royal Marines officially completed the transfer of command of Combined Force Nahr-e Saraj (North) on 21 September 2012 from the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards.

40 Commando deployed as part of Operation HERRICK 17 and now looks to continue the progress made by the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards. It will, in due course, become a Transition Support Unit, when 40 Commando will become the supporting force in an area where the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) are ready and able to take the lead.  (READ MORE)

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