Captain Tom embodies the 'can do' military virtues which rightly inspire us all.
By: Geoffrey Van Orden CBE, Distinguished Fellow
In early April, the imagination of the British people was captured by the efforts of a 99-year old British Armyveteranwho had set out to walk around his house 100 times before his 100th Birthday on 30 April. His aim wasto raise £1,000($1200)for the BritishNational Health Service. Donations poured in, he became a national celebrity, and by1 May he had raised the astonishing amount of £33 million ($41 million)! (Read more)