The bodies of two servicemen killed in Afghanistan at the weekend have been flown back to the UK. Cpl Brent McCarthy of the Royal Air Force and L/Cpl Lee Davies, of 1st Battalion Welsh Guards were shot by members of the Afghan police force.
Two of the three Scottish Soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan by a roadside bomb on 30th April 2013 have been repatriated through RAF Brize Norton on their way to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.
RAF Brize Norton, the Oxfordshire airbase has taken over the soldier repatriation duty from RAF Lyneham in Wiltshire, with the first repatriation expected to take place soon. Brize Norton, UK. 1st September 2011
Two more of the RAF's ageing fleet of VC-10 tanker aircraft were retired, making their final flights into a storage site in Leicestershire. Just half a dozen examples of the VC-10 now remain in RAF service.
Two flights of personnel from RAF Lyneham and the Central Band of the RAF marched through Swindon to return the Freedom of Entry to the Borough for the very last time after taking place for the last 43 years. UK. 3rd June 2011
Family and friends mourn at the repatriation of Marine James Robert Wright of 42 Commando Royal Marines. Marine James Wright who was from Weymouth in Dorset was killed on the 5th August 2011 in Afghanistan.