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Troops in Afghanistan

Troops in Afghanistan. British and American soldiers Corporal Christopher Smith, 29, from Glasgow, 4 Scots (left) and Gunnery Sergeant Victor Lopez, 38, from Los Angeles, US Marine Core (right), mentor Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers from 3 Brigade 209 Kandak on marksmanship skills at ANA Camp Shorabak, Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Picture date: Monday October 7, 2013. The first battle school that trains Afghan "warriors" to become effective and professional soldiers has been launched in Afghanistan. The Regional Corps Battle School (RCBS) will work out of the Afghan National Army's (ANA) Camp Shorabak, located within Camp Bastion, to offer training in key skills for approximately 2,700 Afghan soldiers per year. See PA story DEFENCE Afghanistan. Photo credit should read: Ben Birchall/PA Wire URN:17878735 (Press Association via AP Images)

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October 11, 2013 04:00:00 AM
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