I find myself very deeply effected by the sacrifice that our are armed forces are making in this conflict, and as father myself was I very moved by this BBC Audio slideshow about a Soldier and Son.
Trooper Jack Sadler was killed in December 2007, when a land mine exploded underneath his army Land Rover in the desert of southern Afghanistan.
Jack was Ian Sadler's only child. Here, he pays a moving tribute to his son. Link