Wayne Kavanagh was an army medic from Northumberland who served in Afghanistan. His story is a tale of humour, friendship, boredom – and sudden outbreaks of violence. Chris Scott poses the questions
The Journal opinion column for Tuesday, October 28, in which we congratulate Britain's soldiers amid continuing uncertainty across the globe
UK forces hand over Camp Bastion to Afghan officials as combat personnel prepare to leave
Corporal Richard Jobson was injured in Afghanistan in 2013 when a rebel opened fire in his Army base
A coroner has criticised the Ministry of Defence for a series of failures over the deaths of two soldiers in Afghanistan
A coroner has criticised the Ministry of Defence for a series of failures over the deaths of two soldiers in Afghanistan.
A coroner has retired to consider his conclusions for the deaths of two British soldiers who died in a fire as they served in Afghanistan.
Experts warn the 57% jump in numbers of former soldiers seeking mental health support the last 12 months is just the tip of the iceberg
Two British soldiers died in a fire that engulfed their tent as they slept at Camp Bastion, an inquest has heard
Michael Sweeney, of Blyth, was killed while serving in Afghanistan at the age of 19
Adam Moralee of Ryton in Gateshead was known for his love of Newcastle United and was incredibly popular
Tributes have been paid to Tyneside soldier, Sapper Adam Moralee, who was killed whilst on duty in Afghanistan
County Durham soldier Captain Richard Holloway was described as an 'exceptional man' by his family
A North East-born soldier is nearing the end of her two month tour on the frontline in Afghanistan
AS families across the region look forward to spending Christmas with loved ones, for our armed forces in Afghanistan it will be another risk-filled day.
A NUMBER of plays have focused on the fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, but Steve Gilroy’s Motherland is the first to pull focus and examine the effects back home on the family and friends of British servicemen.
A HERO soldier from the North has collected a Military Cross for his bravery in fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan.
A British soldier bled to death after being shot in an ambush by Taliban forces in Afghanistan, an inquest heard today.
HUNDREDS of mourners turned out to bid a final farewell to a Tyneside soldier killed in an Afghan mortar attack.
A NORTH soldier has become the 67th casualty of war in Afghanistan.