Camp Bastion

Is This Picture Of British Soldiers Showing 'Understandable Joy'?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.05.2014 | UK

A top British army commander has reacted to disturbing pictures which appear to show at least one UK serviceman posing with a dead Taliban fighter. ...

British Serviceman 'Pictured Giving Thumbs-Up' Over Dead Taliban Fighter

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK

Pictures purportedly showing a British serviceman posing with a dead Taliban fighter have emerged via the website Live Leak. The images were taken in ...

'Britain Has Paid A High Price, But Work In Afghanistan Is Vital'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK

David Cameron said the country had paid a "very high price" after three soldiers were killed in a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan but said such th...

Three British Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK

Three British soldiers have killed in a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan. The soldiers, from The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Roy...

Insurgents Launch Rocket Attack On Camp Bastion

PA | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

Insurgents launched a rocket attack on Camp Bastion, the military base in Afghanistan which houses British troops. The heavily fortified base, wher...

I Probably Let Myself Down'

PA | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

Prince Harry “let himself and his family down” after pictures of him frolicking naked in Las Vegas emerged on the internet last year. But the 2...

'It Is A Pain In The A*** Being Stuck In Bastion'

PA | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK

Being "stuck in Bastion" was a common complaint for Prince Harry during his second deployment to Afghanistan. The 28-year-old royal, who spent 20 w...

PICTURES: Bond Visits Bastion

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

James Bond, a commander in the Royal Navy, found himself addressing members of a rival service during a visit to Camp Bastion over the weekend. Act...

WATCH: The Taliban's 'Plan' For Camp Bastion Assault

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK

The Taliban has released a video which the group claims shows militants preparing to attack Camp Bastion, in what was to be one of the worst attacks o...

Jessica Elgot

How Could A Female Soldier Not Realise She Was Pregnant?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

How can a woman possibly be pregnant and not realise? It can be a strange combination of circumstances where a woman has a tiny bump, no morning s...

'Call Him Bastion': Ex-Military Man Suggests Name For Baby Boy Born on Afghan Military Base

PA/Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

The baby boy born on the British Army base in Helmand Province should be called “Bastion”, a military expert has suggested. Former soldier Maj...

British Soldier 'Unaware Of Pregnancy' Gives Birth At Camp Bastion

PA/Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

A British servicewoman has given birth to a baby boy while serving in Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defence said the soldier - who is understood to ...

Prince Harry Was Moved From Afghanistan Military Base During Taliban Attack

PA | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

Prince Harry was moved to a guarded location during a recent Taliban attack on Camp Bastion, the Defence Secretary has revealed. Philip Hammond had...

Taliban Raiders Wore US Uniforms During Attack On Camp Bastion

PA | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK

The full scale of the Taliban attack on Camp Bastion became clear today as it emerged that 15 insurgents wearing US Army uniforms destroyed six Harrie...

Two British Soldiers Shot Dead In Afghanistan By Man Wearing Police Uniform

PA | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK

Two British soldiers have been shot dead in Afghanistan by a man wearing the local Afghan police uniform, the Ministry of Defence said. The soldier...

Experts: Harry Should Stay In Afghanistan

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK

Prince Harry should remain in Afghanistan despite a Taliban attack on Camp Bastion which killed two American soldiers, defence experts have said. T...

Prince Harry 'Was Primary Target' Of Taliban Attack On Camp Bastion

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK

Prince Harry was the primary target of an attack on Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, senior Taliban sources have said. The prince, who turns 28 on Saturd...

British Military Base In Afghanistan Under Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

An attack has been launched on Camp Bastion in Afghanistan. Injuries have been reported. The attack has reportedly targeted the American section of...

Camp Bastion A Million Miles From Las Vegas

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK

Prince Harry was settling into daily life and the austere conditions at Camp Bastion on Friday. The setting here could hardly be more different to ...

Honeymoon In Helmand?

PA | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK

A newlywed couple are enjoying a novel start to married life - with a honeymoon in Helmand. Squadron Leader Rachel and Lieutenant Commander Gareth ...

Camp Bastion Afghan 'Attacker' Was Working For UK Forces

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2012 | UK

An Afghan man who died after crashing a vehicle on the runway at Camp Bastion was working as an interpreter for the British forces. It was suspecte...

Afghan Man Who Crashed On Runway As Leon Panetta Arrived Has Now Died

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK

An Afghan man who crashed a stolen vehicle on the runway at Camp Bastion just as US defence secretary Leon Panetta arrived there has now died of his i...

PICTURES: Cameron's Glitzy Lunch In Washington

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Politics

David and Samantha Cameron were guests of honour at a glittering lunch hosted by Vice-President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at th...

Cameron And Obama Confirm Afghanistan Exit Plan

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron and Barack Obama have confirmed that British and American forces in Afghanistan will move to a "support role" from next year. The US ...

Suspected Suicide Attack At Camp Bastion

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK

UPDATE: The driver of the stolen vehicle that burst into flames on the runway of Camp Bastion has now died of his injuries in hospital. A vehicle...