Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Veteran 'Very Happy With The Sacrifices' Made Despite Return Of Taliban

Despite losing both his legs and right arm in Afghanistan, Andy Reid is proud of the sacrifices UK military personnel made in the country.

A veteran who served in Afghanistan has told Forces News he is “very happy with the sacrifices” made by military personnel in the country.

In 2009, whilst serving with 3 SCOTS in Afghanistan, Andy Reid stepped on an improvised explosive device (IED) when on patrol.

He lost both his legs and right arm as a result of the blast, but despite his injuries, he is proud of the sacrifices UK Armed Forces personnel made when serving in the Middle East.

Mr Reid also refuses to blame or question his service, despite the return of Taliban control to Afghanistan following the withdrawal of Western troops.

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