More than 100 members of the armed services will receive special awards for their acts of extreme bravery at a ceremony in London later today.
In total, 107 service personnel will be honoured at the National Army Museum, with seven set to receive Military Cross awards for gallantry during active operations in Afghanistan.
They include a soldier who led a bayonet charge through Afghan insurgent enemy fire and another who fought on despite being shot in the head.
Three soldiers have received prestigious Army awards for their selfless acts of bravery which saved the lives of comrades in Afghanistan.
A soldier who led a bayonet charge through insurgent enemy fire and another who fought on after being shot in the head have been honoured.