Some 118 members of the British Armed Forces are included in the latest Operational Honours list.
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The Soldiers of 4th Mechanized Brigade and 204 Signal Squadron are exercising their Freedom of Richmond by marching through the streets of the town. They have been presented with their operational medals in Richmond Castle after returning from Afghanistan.
The troops from 4th Mechanised Brigade and 204 Signal Squadron have just returned from Afghanistan. They lost 11 soldiers during their tour of Helmand Province.
Troops returning to Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire after a six month tour of Afghanistan will receive operational medals at a ceremony tomorrow.
Eleven soldiers from the Headquarters 4th Mechanized Brigade and 204 Signal Squadron died during the tour in Helmand province.
After the medal presentation at Richmond Castle, the soldiers will march through the streets of Richmond.
Servicemen and women from North Yorkshire's Catterick Garrison have paraded through London after their latest six-month tour of Afghanistan.
The soldiers have spent the time helping the Afghan National Security Forces take on the responsibility for Helmand province.
They were thanked for their work at a special parliamentary reception in London today.
Watch the full report from Paul Brand below.
Soldiers from the 4th Mechanized Brigade, based at Catterick in North Yorkshire, will parade through London today. Better known as the Black Rats, they've recently returned from a six month tour in Afghanistan.
More than 120 personnel from the 4th Mechanized Brigade will parade through central London this afternoon.
The contingent have recently returned from a six-month tour of Afghanistan, where they were assisting the Afghan National Security Forces in Helmand Province.
The parade will leave Wellington Barracks, Westminster, at 3.20pm, and travel through the city to the Palace of Westminster. They will then attend a reception at the Houses of Parliament.
Soldiers from our region have been awarded top military honours today.
All four risked their own lives to save others whilst on tour in Afghanistan, and joined a host of other soldiers who attended an awards ceremony at Sandhurst.
Watch the full report from Sarah Kelly below.
A bomb disposal officer from Northumberland has been honoured at today's Operational Honours and Awards at Sandhurst, where he was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal for his work out in Afghanistan.
Sergeant David Acarnley, from Riding Mill, is one of three people to receive the Queen's Gallantry Medal, which is awarded to people for acts of exemplary bravery not in the presence of the enemy.
The citation in full reads as follows:
"Working in the face of extreme danger from IEDs, exceptional heat and the stress of high operational tempo, Acarnley has been tested both tactically and technically.
"He has time and time again demonstrated unstinting bravery in the face of multiple, complex and imminent explosive threats."
A soldier from Northumberland who risked his life to defuse a series of bombs in Afghanistan has been awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal.
Sergeant David Acarnley, a bomb disposal officer with The Royal Logistic Corps, was called to help a Danish armoured vehicle last year after it hit an IED.
The crew were trapped inside after a second bomb was found at its back door.
A third IED was also triggered, injuring a soldier, when Sergeant Acarnley was working to free the crew.
The 31-year-old cleared a route so medics could give the man life-saving aid, before returning to rescue the crew.
Sergeant Acarnley had also previously hauled 150kgs worth of explosives out of harm's way which was under the main route linking all of Afghanistan.
The only way he could get to the explosives was to remove his protective gear and crawl into the culvert.