Combat Logistics Patrol

13 Close Support Logistic Regiment in conjunction with the Afghan National Army combat had terrain on their Combat logistic patrol.The final withdrawal of British forces from the Sangin area of AfghanistanÕs Helmand province has taken placeSoldiers from 13 Close Support Logistic Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps, were the last Brits on the ground, as they mounted one last combat logistic patrol to bring remaining equipment back from Forward Operating Base NOLAY.The withdrawal follows the military decision to concentrate UK efforts in central Helmand and transfer responsibility for operations in Sangin to the United States Marine Corps, which is now building on the significant progress and development already achieved.Codenamed Operation LOAM 35, the patrol was carried out in conjunction with the Afghan National Army. Combat logistic patrols are always amongst the most complex ground manoeuvres conducted, and this was no exception. The six-day operation involved 76 British vehicles and 22 Afghan vehicles, with 222 soldiers in total. The patrol covered a distance of 2.2 miles, reaching speeds of no more than 5mph due to the terrain of the desert.
13 Close Support Logistic Regiment in conjunction with the Afghan National Army combat had terrain on their Combat logistic patrol.The final withdrawal of British forces from the Sangin area of AfghanistanÕs Helmand province has taken placeSoldiers from 13 Close Support Logistic Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps, were the last Brits on the ground, as they mounted one last combat logistic patrol to bring remaining equipment back from Forward Operating Base NOLAY.The withdrawal follows the military decision to concentrate UK efforts in central Helmand and transfer responsibility for operations in Sangin to the United States Marine Corps, which is now building on the significant progress and development already achieved.Codenamed Operation LOAM 35, the patrol was carried out in conjunction with the Afghan National Army. Combat logistic patrols are always amongst the most complex ground manoeuvres conducted, and this was no exception. The six-day operation involved 76 British vehicles and 22 Afghan vehicles, with 222 soldiers in total. The patrol covered a distance of 2.2 miles, reaching speeds of no more than 5mph due to the terrain of the desert.

13 Close Support Logistic Regiment in conjunction with the Afghan National Army combat had terrain on their Combat logistic patrol.The final withdrawal of British forces from the Sangin area of AfghanistanÕs Helmand province has taken placeSoldiers from 13 Close Support Logistic Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps, were the last Brits on the ground, as they mounted one last combat logistic patrol to bring remaining equipment back from Forward Operating Base NOLAY.The withdrawal follows the military decision to concentrate UK efforts in central Helmand and transfer responsibility for operations in Sangin to the United States Marine Corps, which is now building on the significant progress and development already achieved.Codenamed Operation LOAM 35, the patrol was carried out in conjunction with the Afghan National Army. Combat logistic patrols are always amongst the most complex ground manoeuvres conducted, and this was no exception. The six-day operation involved 76 British vehicles and 22 Afghan vehicles, with 222 soldiers in total. The patrol covered a distance of 2.2 miles, reaching speeds of no more than 5mph due to the terrain of the desert.

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