Members of the Royal Navy serving thousands of miles away from home have sent touching messages home to their loved ones on Valentine's Day.
Sailors in the Gulf created a giant heart on the flight deck of HMS Monmouth for a bespoke Valentine's card.
Meanwhile 40 Commando Royal Marines based at MOB Price in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, penned messages to their sweethearts for February 14.
Royal Navy photographer Will Haigh, on board HMS Monmouth, said he wanted to create something special for the occassion.
The romantic shipmates have also organised a spa day back in the UK for their other halves.