Who was Salvatore Giunta?

Introduction Salvatore Augustine Giunta (born 21 January 1985) is a former United States Army soldier and the first living person since the Vietnam War to receive the United States Armed Forces’ highest decoration for valour, the Medal of Honour. Giunta was cited for saving the lives of members of his squad on 25 October 2007,… Read More


What was Operation Herrick (2002-2014)?

Introduction Operation Herrick was the codename under which all British operations in the War in Afghanistan (2001-2021) were conducted from 2002 to the end of combat operations in 2014. It consisted of the British contribution to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), and support to the American-led Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), within the central… Read More