Gosport MP Caroline Dinenage has welcomed the news that the Arctic Convoy Veterans of WW2 will begin receiving medals in recognition of their heroism and bravery.
Veterans from across the South are preparing to remember their fallen comrades at a special memorial service in Aldershot.
Thirty years ago today Argentine soldiers surrendered to British Forces. This weekend more than 1000 former PARAS will march through the town.
The anniversary comes as residents of the Falkland Islands prepare to vote in a referendum on whether they wish to remain in the UK.
Argentina claims sovereignty over the islands and the anniversary has raised tensions between the two countries.
Falklands' veterans from the south were among 600 former servicemen who saw a new memorial unveiled today at the National Memorial Arboretum. Mike Bowles, chairman of the South Atlantic Medal Association, explained what was the inspiration behind it - 30 years after the conflict.
World War Two veterans leave Portsmouth today bound for Russia. They'll board the MV Discovery this afternoon. The veterans were involved in ensuring vital supplies arrived in Russia which helped prevent Leningrad from falling.