Victoria Cross hero Johnson Beharry has been mentoring teenagers from Sussex as part of a national scheme to encourage young people to do outdoor activities and meet new people.
The Iraq veteran is the first living recipient of Britain's highest military honour since the 1900s - and was recognised for his bravery in Iraq.
Today he said he was commited to helping youngsters stay on the straight and narrow.
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