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A Gurkha soldier who is based in Brecon has been honoured after risking his life in Afghanistan.
Rifleman Tuljung Gurung, who is now a Lance Corporal, was one of more than 100 members of the armed forces to be recognised for their skill and bravery on the front line at a ceremony at the Tower of London.
A Gurkha based in Brecon has received the Military Cross for his bravery, after a firefight at his base in Afghanistan.
Rifleman Tuljung Gurung, from the Royal Gurkha Rifles, was shot in the head by an Afghan insurgent, avoided being blown up by a grenade, then took the insurgent on in hand-to-hand combat.
He was among more than 100 members of the armed forces recognised in the latest round of military honours, at a ceremony in London on Thursday.