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Soldiers say goodbye to Kent

Soldiers from 5 SCOTS parading through Canterbury

25 June 2013

The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders have paraded through Canterbury today as they prepare to leave the city after a decade.

Armed forces weekend success despite the weather

Serving up tea from the NAFFI wagon 1940s style are Joanne and Paul Bater.

23 June 2013

A flypast by a Dakota had to be cancelled because of the wet and windy weather which greeted the Armed Forces weekend in Dover.

Former chairman of Island’s Legion branch rewarded

Tom Redman presented with his certificate by new Sheerness branch chairman Ian Goodwin

16 June 2013

The former chairman of the Island’s Royal British Legion (RBL) has been rewarded for his sterling service.

The Queen to visit Kent for soldiers' final farewell

The Queen visits Margate's Turner Contemporary in November 2011

14 June 2013

Her Majesty The Queen is to witness a final parade of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders on a visit to Canterbury, it has been announced today.

Veteran still waiting for medal

 HMS Intrepid, which was sunk by enemy bombers in 1943

10 June 2013

An Arctic convoy veteran is still waiting for his medal. Seventy years, on wartime sailor Johnnie Berrill remains empty-handed.

Soldiers to say sad farewell to Canterbury

Argylls as they return to Howe Barracks, Canterbury after serving in Afghanistan

10 June 2013

Preparations are underway for a final march through the city streets as 5 Scots leave Howe Barracks in Canterbury

Hero’s family accept VC honour from the Queen

The family of L/Cpl James Ashworth pick up the Victoria Cross he was posthumously awarded at Buckingham Palace

06 June 2013

The family of a hero soldier who was posthumously awarded Britain’s highest military honour has accepted the medal from The Queen.

Dismay as weather halts bid to raise Dornier bomber from Goodwin Sands

The Dornier 17 was raised from the seabed off the Goodwin Sands

03 June 2013

A salvage team must wait around a week to make a new bid to raise a second world war bomber from the English Channel today.

Drunk war hero soldier beats friend in row over ex-lover

Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

03 June 2013

A soldier who has served in Iraq and Afghanistan has been spared jail for badly beating an old friend at a party.

Police block road at Maidstone barracks after 'terrorist' murder

Police block road at Maidstone army barracks

23 May 2013

Police patrols blocked the entry road to Maidstone barracks tonight after a man was killed outside an army base in Woolwich

Red Arrows boost for Folkestone

The Red Arrows

22 May 2013

Despite the cancellation of full airshow, the world famous RAF aerobatic team will entertain the crowds above the Leas next month

Hero John gets medal at last

Arctic Convoys hero John Francis from Deal

21 May 2013

A war veteran from Deal has finally received his Arctic Convoy medal after waiting 70 years.

The pilot who delivered killer blow in Dambusters raid

David Maltby dropped the decisive bouncing bomb during the Dambusters raid

16 May 2013

As the world marks the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters raid, we tell the story of a heroic pilot who dropped the bomb that breached the Mohne Dam.

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