More than a thousand serving military personnel have marched through Cardiff to mark Armed Forces Day. They joined veterans for the parade which began at Cardiff Castle.
The First Minister has said that we owe the military an "immense debt of gratitude".
Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that a memorial will be built to commemorate all those who've lost their lives in Afghanistan.
Dean Thomas reports.
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