Current 'Axe Man' Lance Bombardier
Martin Priestman, left, hands the axe > to Sergeant Gareth Cahill as soldiers took part in their annual parade for the last time at Albemarle Barracks in Northumberland DAVE CHARLTON
Dos Santos, a reservist with the 204 (Tyneside Scottish) Battery, based at Kingston Park in Newcastle, had been in North Afghanistan for around four months when the bomber approached.
From left, head boy Mark Lent, senior prefect Callum Lerigo, head teacher Peter Mayland, Staff Sergeant Wayne Rutter, Lance Bombardier
Sam Langston, SAC Ben Jones, ex-Trooper Bill Butler of the Queen's Royal Lancers, Staff Sergeant Desmond Birch, ex-Royal Signalman Gary Potts, Cadet Corporal Gareth Johnson, cadet Leah Crammond and cadet Jessica Fisher Stokes with music teacher Rebecca Williams
Throughout the conduct of this course we have observed an improvement of both the instructors and the trainees and I'm confident the next course will be even stronger," Lance Bombardier
Bombardier Keith Hughes, Lance Bombardiers
Hannah Byrne, Richard Purkiss and Stephen Major, and Gunner James Robinson were among those who returned from the six-month tour.
Rifleman Wild was buried yesterday in Sunderland and Lance Bombardier
Hatton was being buried after a funeral near York today.
But now he has returned to 3 Commando Brigade of 29 Commando Royal Artillery with a promotion to Lance Bombardier
, and expects to serve with his regiment on their next tour of duty in October this year.
Llywelyn "Welly" Evans, 24, from Llandudno, died when a US Sea Knight helicopter crashed south of the Kuwait border, in March 2003.
But Lance Bombardier
James Day came to her rescue and later proposed at the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
James Simpson, aged 27, will face the gruelling Spartan Super at the West Midlands Water Ski Centre near Kingsbury.
James Simpson, 27, completed the four-mile course and 25 obstacles in just over four hours after four months of training.
Competitors (left) take >part alongside Lance Bombardier
James Simpson (above) in the Spartan Race in Ripon, North Yorkshire.