Exactly 10 years have passed since British troops were first deployed in Afghanistan to take on the Taliban in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.
When the streets of Britain burned in the August riots, one man stood out above all others for his remarkable courage and compassion.
Fostering a healthy child is too big a responsibility for most of us. So looking after a baby suffering from drugs withdrawal symptoms seems beyond comprehension.
Gurkha Dipprasad Pun is already a hero as one of our brave servicemen who face daily danger in Afghanistan.
Bomb disposal expert Kim risked his life defusing seven bombs to save wounded comrades in Afghanistan - shunning the usual protective clothing.
Imporvised Explosive Devices are one of the biggest threats to British and Allied forces in Afghanistan and the local population.
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