Duty calls again

Cpl James Cairns
Cpl James Cairns
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AN experienced RAF man from Northumberland is heading for his third tour of Afghanistan in as many years.

Corporal James Cairns, 27, of Lynemouth, has been deployed as an RAF firefighter, working as crew commander of red watch at Camp Bastion.

He received a commendation from 903 Expeditionary Air Wing for his work on previous deployments to the country, and has also served in Iraq and the Falklands.