Troops from the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
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Gloucester soldiers welcomed home from Afghanistan tour

More than 200 Gloucestershire-based soldiers have been welcomed home from a six-month tour of duty.

Some 160 soldiers from the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC) have been marking their return from Afghanistan and Cyprus with a parade through Tewkesbury.

There was also a presentation of medals to the unit's personnel at Imjin Barracks in Innsworth, three miles 5 km (3 miles) from Gloucester.

  • 31 May 2012