Brian Kershaw lost his son in Afghanistan a year ago today. He was one of six soldiers from the Third Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment , whose deaths remain the biggest single loss of life in the conflict
Brian decided to mark the anniversary by sharing his thoughts in an open letter to his 19-year-old son.
The funeral of a hero who made the ultimate sacrifice for his country has been taking place this lunchtime.
Sergent Lee Davidson, killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan last month, was described as a "superb soldier". The service took place at Thorne, near Doncaster - at the church where he was married last year.
A soldier from Leeds who ran through enemy fire to give first aid to a colleague wounded by an insurgent bomb has been recognised for his heroism. Corporal Scott Dyson, of 1st Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, is amongst soldiers mentioned in today's Military Despatches. More to follow.
A Yorkshire Regiment soldier who lost both legs and an arm in Afghanistan is backing a campaign for soliders to freeze their sperm as a precaution in case they're injured. Andy Reid almost died after stepping on a bomb and thought he may not be able to have a family.