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The discovery of a wartime letter sent to a former Suffolk school pupil has connected an Australian to his British family.

An inspirational Suffolk boy whose father committed suicide after struggling to cope with life out of the Army is turning personal tragedy into a mission to save others from suffering.

A Suffolk war hero who survived eight bomb blasts has told this newspaper a new political party launching nationwide next month aims repair the country’s public services – and give disillusioned voters a voice.

These stunning images show a B-52 Stratofortress being refuelled in the skies over the North Sea by a KC-135 tanker from RAF Mildenhall.

An Essex paratrooper who was forced to revaluate his life ambitions when he lost both legs in an explosion has found a new “infectious optimism” through sport and hopes for glory in the Paralympic Games.

A “Dad’s Army” of volunteer border guards could patrol the east of England’s coastline under plans being considered by the government.

The West Suffolk MP said it was important to support those who live on and around the base after today’s incident.

Army chefs from Colchester Garrison helped serve up platefuls of festive cheers to homeless people in the town.

The family of a Suffolk soldier killed in action were presented with an Elizabeth Cross in recognition of their loss at a special ceremony yesterday.

The full length trailer for the latest instalment in the Jurassic World blockbuster franchise, which was rumoured to have been filming in Suffolk earlier this year, went live last night.

The Ministry of Defence has confirmed RAF jets were conducting a training mission over the skies of Kesgrave, Woodbridge and Ipswich yesterday morning after a loud ‘roaring sound’ was heard by residents in the area.

Pilots based at RAF Lakenheath are being urged to keep their cockpit windows clean in a bid to avoid any mid-air collisions with civilian flights.

The jury in the trial of a former army cook accused of committing a string of sex offences while he was living in Colchester, Germany and Northern Ireland over a period of more than a decade is expected to retire to consider its verdicts tomorrow.

Paratroopers from Essex have been training to support the future peacekeeping efforts in Bosnia .

More than a century of conflicts were remembered as Suffolk joined the rest of the country – and much of the world – to remember those who have died in the service of their country.

Schoolchildren and students from Suffolk New College marked the 99th year since the 1918 armistice at separate ceremonies in Ipswich.

A new international research centre focusing on veterans’ issues is being opened at Anglia Ruskin University’s Chelmsford campus.

Police officers from Stowmarket joined bomb disposal teams in safely removing what residents feared may be an unexploded shell from a garden shed.

The United States Air Force has deployed F-22 Raptors, airmen and their equipment to RAF Lakenheath, for a training mission.

Colchester photographic boss Janus van Helfteren has been giving up his time to help a military charity – by teaching injured soldiers how to take pictures.

Wattisham Flying Station is today undamaged – despite the best efforts of the Army Air Corp to provide a spectacular end to this week’s Family Fun Day at the station.

When Suffolk “farm boy” Alf Davey returned from years of forced labour on the Burma “Death Railway”, his bride-to-be was warned against him.

The centenary of the start of the Battle of Passchendaele – the third Battle of Ypres – was marked by special ceremonies in both Ipswich and Colchester.

Monday marks the centenary of one of the deadliest battles of the First World War – a battle that left hundreds of thousands of troops dead but no clear victor.

The ban on transgender people serving in the US military will have a direct effect on two Suffolk air bases, who have both promoted LGBT rights.

Thousands of people witnessed military displays, music and stunt driving at a free Army show in Colchester.

Angry residents have protested against controversial plans to build 1,000 homes on Army firing ranges in Colchester.

A “Ganges Boy” and D-Day veteran who made a wartime Channel crossing with Winston Churchill has received France’s highest military honour.

A dramatic re-enactment marking the 350th anniversary of a major battle on the Suffolk coast formed the centrepiece of Armed Forces Weekend celebrations today.

The Prince of Wales has celebrated his 40th anniversary as Colonel-in-Chief of the Parachute Regiment by watching a spectacular Red Devils display at Merville Barracks in Colchester.

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