A regional daily newspaper has launched a new section on its website dedicated to the armed forces.
The interactive site by the Liverpool Echo was set up ahead of Armistice Day to celebrate the work of servicemen and women.
It features dedicated forces news and features and video messages of support from families of those serving in Afghanistan.
And readers are also invited to nominate an outstanding member of the armed forces from Merseyside to appear as an Echo Super Trooper.
Editor Ali Machray said: “The Echo has always supported the men and women who risk their lives to serve in Britain’s armed forces.
“Now as brave Merseyside regiments get set to parade through our streets after tough six month tours of Afghanistan and to coincide with Armistice Day, we’re cementing our commitment to recognising their courage with the launch of a special Echo armed forces website.
“The site includes touching video messages of support from families whose loved ones are serving out in Afghanistan, and celebrates Merseyside’s ‘Super Troopers’ – the Army, Navy, RAF and TA guys and girls who do their duty and more, making their families so proud.”
The website includes an online calendar that readers can contribute to and publicise their own events.
Two journalists from the Echo have also got involved with Armistice Day by spending the day at a Bed-In event at the Bluecoat Arts Centre, which is recreating John Lennon and Yoko’s famous peace protest.
They held debates on the theme of peace and remembrance with special guests, blogging for the website throughout the day, while the editorial team’s news conference was also held in the bed.