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A soldier from Aylesham is preparing to serve in Afghanistan.

L Cpl Adam Devine, 24, will form part of a quick reaction force in Musa Qaleh in northern Helmand province.

He joined the Army six and a half years ago and now serves as a member of the 1st Battalion of the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment.

For L Cpl Devine, who has a two-year-old son Zack, it will not be his first visit to the war-torn country.

Video: Watch L.Cpl Devine preparing for his third tour of duty in Afghanistan.

He said: “I am really looking forward to it. I want to get out there and get going. We have done a lot training and we are ready to go.

“I have done two tours of Afghanistan before and now I am looking forward to getting a suntan.

“I think my mum is a bit concerned but I have done a tour of Bosnia and two of Afghanistan so I think she has got used to it now.”

For more on soldiers from Kent preparing to serve in Afghanistan see www.kentonline.co.uk

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