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Smoky the cat saluting, February 1943. In 1940 Smoky the cat was rescued after an air raid during blitz. Miss Ann Twynam of Paddington took him home, and nursed him back to health. She has taught Smoky to salute, and now whenever service friends visit, Smoky loves to do his saluting turn, pictured 3rd February 1943. Battle of Britain collection.

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Michelle MC, bravest girl in the Army

A teenage army medic has become the first woman to be awarded the Military Cross, one of the highest honours for gallantry in combat. Private Michelle Norris, 19, braved a hail of sniper and machine-gun fire from 200 insurgents during a pitched battle in southern Iraq in order to give lifesaving treatment to a wounded comrade.

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Ten years of terror: Afghanistan war in pictures

A Canadian soldier shakes hands with an Afghan boy during a joint patrol with Afghan National Army troops near Panjwaii village, Kandahar province,in July 2007

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Soldier adopts hero military dog that 'saved her' in Afghanistan

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1,000 mourners pay tribute to 25-year-old Army medic Channing Day who died in firefight while serving in Afghanistan

Corporal Channing Day from 3 Medical Regiment - killed in Afhhanistan Nov 2012. American Hero. FALLEN BUT NOT FORGOTTEN HERO.

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Last Veteran, OK I put this in funny quotes board because its my top board and I want it to get around, I am NOT trying to be a monster and be disrespectful. I have full respect for thus person and anyone who has and is serving for our contrey.

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