Same-sex marriage first for Army sergeant on Cyprus
An Army sergeant has married his partner in the first same-sex wedding in a British Forces overseas territory.
Alastair Smith, of the 2nd Battalion the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, tied the knot with civilian Aaron Weston in Dhekelia, Cyprus, the Ministry of Defence said.
Air Vice Marshal Mike Wigston, the Sovereign Base Area Administrator (SBAA), approved and conducted the ceremony on September 10.
Members of his regiment, nicknamed the Tigers, attended alongside the couple's family and friends.
Pictures shared by the couple on social media showed the men wearing cream trousers and... read more
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