Dating soldiers and their homecoming


18-Apr-2018 03:09

Members of the Royal Irish Regiment after returning home from Afghanistan'The Regiment is to be based here for a number of years to come and we are keen to promote good relations between the unit and the local community.' The soldiers were joined by many of those who applauded them through the streets at a church service to welcome them home and to remember 29-year-old Ranger Justin Cupples, who died in September following an explosion in Sangin, northern Helmand.The Reverend Martin Tanner, the priest in charge of Market Drayton's St Mary's Church, told the service that local people were aware of the real chance of injury or death faced by those serving in Afghanistan.They led a crowd of 300 of Britain's bravest and best, but today all eyes were on one man and his dog.In solidarity with the homecoming soldiers of The Royal Irish Regiment, their mascot was dressed in his own canine version of desert camouflage.

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They host outings for the kids and events where parents and spouses can talk about their fears.Their commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel Freely, said: 'This parade is an opportunity for us to say thank you to the residents of the town for their continued support.