Singletrack in Afghanistan

December 14, 2010

It may be cold and drizzly here but being somewhere hot and sunny isn’t always a good thing – not just because getting your hands on paper copies of Singletrack Magazine can be tricky. While based in Kandahar airbase in Afghanistan Sgt Mick Park got in touch with us a while back to request a few back issues of the magazine so our new subscriptions manager Jamie sent them few to keep them going and here they are…

From left to right, SAC(T) Kev Smith, Cpl Richie Blood, (myself) Sgt Mick Park (Chipbutty on the forum) and SAC(T) James Redgrove, picture taken by SAC(T) Si Kitt.

“We are currently serving a 3 month tour in Afghanistan at Khandahar airfield and are due to return to RAF Lossiemouth in Morayshire mid January. We are pictured in front of one of our Tornado GR4s on which we are the hard working engineers, keeping them in the air.

Looking forward to returning in January so we can blow the cobwebs away. Unfortunately I’m going to miss out on the Straffpuffer this year…”

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