The Armed Forces Minister James Heappey joined Armed Forces personnel to lay wreaths in memory of the 457 British service personnel who died during UK military operations in Afghanistan, on the 20th anniversary of the start of US-led coalition airstrikes.
With four months of activity alongside allies and partners successfully completed, the UK Carrier Strike Group (CSG), led by HMS Queen Elizabeth, is preparing for a series of engagements with Singapore, India and Oman this autumn.
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