A military dog who broke records for his work in Afghanistan has been awarded the highest honour given to animals in action.
The funeral of a soldier from Nuneaton who died in Afghanistan last month will take place later.
Injured serviceman, Phil Packer, is set to arrive at Loughborough College on his 2,012-mile fundraising walk across the UK.
An army search dog who died after his handler was killed in Afghanistan will be awarded a posthumous medal today.
Springer spaniel Theo, who trained with Lance Corporal Liam Tasker at RAF North Luffenham in Rutland, will receive the PDSA Dickin Medal, known as the animals' equivalent of the Victoria Cross.