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Australian Army turns over Camp Lyddiard

A new Afghan National Army (ANA) patrol base in Oruzgan Province that was constructed by Reconstruction Task Force Three (RTF-3) has been left with a lasting Aussie connection.

The Afghan troops now occupying the base and their Dutch counterparts have agreed that Patrol Base Khyber will now carry the local name of Camp Lyddiard, in honour of Sergeant Michael Lyddiard who was seriously wounded by an Improvised Explosive Device last year.

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Added: May-13-2008 
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Tags: afghanistan, camp lyddiard, IED, Patrol Base Khyber, Sergeant, dutch, afghan national army, handover,
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