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Former Afghan vets working to break the cycle of ex-soldiers getting put behind bars

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A former Afghanistan vet who got sucked into crime is now going back to prison to help stop the cycle of ex-servicemen getting put behind bars.

Darren Wright - who spent 11 years in prison for kidnapping as part of a gang - is targeting prisons in the next stage of his mission to help ex-soldiers train as HGV drivers.

His charity, Veterans Into Logistics, has already helped so many coming out of the army retrain and earn a good living - but now he wants to help those who have already made the same mistakes he did by upskilling current prisoners.

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