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Medical staff recognised for their service in Afghanistan
ARMY MEDICS and staff have been honoured this morning for their service.
Members of Hampshire-based 33 Field Hospital received their operational service medals for the six months they spent in Afghanistan in a ceremony at Fort Blockhouse in Gosport.
The 33 Field Hospital manned Role 3 in Camp Bastion, the medical frontline where soldiers injured in combat are treated.
They include doctors, nurses, surgeons, theatre staff and administrative staff all needed to run the hospital.
Dressed in military uniform, they paraded in front of their families and the Mayor of Gosport then were presented with their medals by Brigadier hugh Williamson and Major General Tim Radford.
Soldiers will later parade through the streets of Gosport.
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