Major Richard Streatfeild MBE commanded ‘A’ Company 4 Rifles during their tour of duty in Afghanistan in 2009. They were based in the Sangin valley during a period of continuous and heavy fighting against the Taliban.
While serving in Afghanistan Richard contributed a remarkable and acclaimed audio blog to Radio 4’s Today programme. Before Afghanistan, he saw active service in Northern Ireland and the Balkans.
He now lives with his family in Kent.