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Happy Anniversary

To Fiona, just a quick message to wish you a happy second anniversary with all my love. Your husband xxx Advertisements

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Happy Birthday dear Tracey Barrow

A while back I put out a message on Facebook to ask you the followers what it was that you wanted to see from our time out here in Afghanistan. It was quite interesting to see some of the requests … Continue reading

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A month already

Blimey, how time passes when your having fun. I can’t believe we have been out here almost a month so far. Well its been a golden opportunity for me and the camera and I already have a great selection of … Continue reading

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Lonesome nights

“PRAY THAT YOUR LONELINESS MAY SPUR YOU INTO FINDING SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR, GREAT ENOUGH TO DIE FOR”

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You can be my wingman anytime

You have seen the film ‘Top Gun’ then the blog title will give you an idea of whats to come next, if you have the soundtrack then get it ready to play it loud and I mean loud. But be … Continue reading

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Meet Wally

A quick message to someone back home, this is a special post on behalf of a friend. For Ava, Love from Your Dad xxx

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When boredom sets it

Today’s post is just a little bit of fun on my behalf, for the past few days we have been waiting around for a lift to our next location, waiting for the next part on our adventures. There seem to … Continue reading

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Letters from Home

The only thing that can keep us all sane and in touch with some sort of reality is the receipt of letters from friends, family or loved ones. Each word that is written is read over and over again, each … Continue reading

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My Men, My Battle

Its been twelve years now since I realised that Platoon Command was my true goal, leading “my men into my battle”, and Afghan, is of course the main effort in any young officers timeline, especially that of an Infantryman. B … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Rifles “Care for Casualties” Appeal

Since our formation in 2007, The Rifles have seen almost continuous action in Iraq and Afghanistan.  This commitment has come at a cost.  In 5 years we have seen over 60 Riflemen Killed in Action, around 30 have lost limbs, … Continue reading

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