Commander who led Tonga’s first Afghan contingent retires

Naval Captain Sātisi Vunipola, the former commander of Tongan first troops in Afghanistan, has formally retired from His Majesty’s Armed Forces. In 2011 Vunipola oversaw 55 Tongan soldiers who were based in the Helmand Province for six months,  alongside  20,000 other British troops and US Marines. They were tasked with protecting the boundaries of the…


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