Royal Anglian Regiment set for Afghanistan deployment

THE Royal Anglian Regiment is set to be deployed to Afghanistan, it has been reported.

THE Royal Anglian Regiment is set to be deployed to Afghanistan, it has been reported.

The news comes as Prime Minister Gordon Brown today announced plans to send 500 more troops to Afghanistan, bringing the total number to 9,500.

The regiment, which recruits from Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk, has its regimental headquarters in Bury St Edmunds.

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