Warrington Aircraftsman Helps Fly Back Equipment From Afghanistan - SAC Daniel Beswick

May 10, 2013, 11:18 AM

Senior Aircraftsman Daniel Beswick Royal Air Force, 22, from Warrington, is serving with 9 Theatre Logistic Regiment on Operation Herrick 18 in Camp Bastion, Afghanistan.

Daniel, who is part of the Joint Movements Unit which prepares all the equipment for flying back to the UK, and is usually based in the Air Movements Squadron at RAF Brize Norton.

The Theatre Logistic Group operates as part of Joint Force Support (Afghanistan) supporting 1 Mechanised Brigade. The TLG provides the deployed British forces in Afghanistan with logistic support; everything from ammunition, body armour, vehicles, and weapons, to fuel, rations, medical supplies and water. A more recent extension to the TLG's role is the recovery of kit and equipment back to the United Kingdom in preparation for its refurbishment and reconditioning or disposal. The TLG also provides a medical supply capability which supports the in-theatre hospital.

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