OPENING OF FOOTBRIDGE, KABUL, AFGHANISTAN, 2 APRIL 2008 [Allocated Title]
Opening of a footbridge for children over the Jalalabad Road in Kabul, constructed under the aegis of 1st Battalion the Coldstream Guards.
View from top cover during patrol in Kabul by members of 1st Battalion the Coldstream Guards.
Footbridge over road marked with a banner labelled "Coldstream". Sergeant Rob Beckett and Guardsman Kristopher 'Big Les' Boyer hand out gifts to local children. Mayor Qurushi of Kabul meets Brigadier John Henderson, Commanding Officer of 102 Logistics Brigade, at the opening of the bridge. Speech by CIMIC Officer Captain Pete Dale (translated into Arabic by translator). The Brigadier then makes some small presentations to key personnel, including Ikadam Hizam (?) and the Principal of Qabel Bey School Abdul Ramaan Noor and Mayor Qurushi (latter gives a speech). Speech by Brigadier Henderson.
Interview with Major Wayne Hennessy Barrett, Commanding Officer of 1st Battalion the Coldstream Guards.