Photojournalist Alison Baskerville, a former Air Force officer, had access to take photos of British troops in Afghanistan, in Helmand province.
Corporal Rachel Clayton braids her hair in a braid – so comfortable under the helmet.
Jessica French officer talking to the locals. One of its goals – to get the trust and support of Afghan women. She tells them that education is the key to a better future.
Gül, so call this a local woman. She said: “When I meet with soldiers like Jessica, I believe that the women of Afghanistan, looking at them, too, dream of becoming independent.”
Alice Homer, officer.
The soldiers are preparing for a joint patrol. Also today, they will interact with local Afghan families to teach them the basics of veterinary care.