The Poppy Appeal was launched at various ceremonies around the region today. The Royal British Legion is hoping to top last year's record breaking total of £40 million.
Our Defence correspondent John Andrews went to Dartington where the Military Wives Choir and Stephen Spielberg's film of War Horse have helped focus attention on Devon servicemen, past and present.
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A war veteran and triple amputee is taking part in a push-up challenge to raise awareness of suicide rates in the Armed Forces.
Police in Devon and Cornwall have created a new way for the public to contact them in non-emergency situations - by email.