The battle of Takur Ghar was a tragic but important episode in the Afghan War in which seven US service members were killed and many more were wounded. Fourteen years later the battle has been picked up by the media once more as the President considers whether John Chapman, an Air Force technical sergeant, deserves to be awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions...
This is a message for our fans in the UK. Its the August Bank Holiday this weekend, and while we're sure many of you have plans, there are many of you out there who may not yet have any plans yet. But never fear, because we've done all the work for you and found some amazing events going on around the UK this weekend.