Military Cross

"We Shouldn't Let The Bad Penny Spoil The Whole Jar."

PA | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

An army officer singled out as "the principal architect of an extraordinary momentum of transition in security responsibility to Afghan forces" has be...

'He Ran Through Enemy Fire To Help The Wounded'

PA | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

A soldier who ran through enemy fire to give first aid to a casualty wounded by an insurgent bomb has been recognised for his heroism. Corporal Sco...

'i Almost Died In Afghanistan, But I Wanted To Go Back'

PA | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

An Army officer who returned to Afghanistan despite almost dying on his last operational tour has been recognised for his bravery in more than 50 high...

British Soldier Risked Life To Save Child Hit By Afghan Road Bomb

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

An Army engineer who risked his life to save a child hit by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan has been awarded a Queen's Commendation for Bravery. Sap...

Charging Through Afghan Fire, Protecting A Wounded Comrade..

PA | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

A soldier who led a bayonet charge through Afghan insurgent enemy fire and another who fought on despite being shot in the head have been awarded the ...

Do We Face the Apocalypse: Or are We in It?

Hugh Salmon | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

Nearly a million British soldiers were killed in the First World War. Is this what they died for?