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Ben McBean’s Army: Gordon Brown, Celebs And Crisps At The Sun Global Recognition Award

by | 19th, May 2008

gordon-brown.jpg EVERYONE wants Ben McBean in their private army.

McBean is one of the Daily Mail’ s Harry’s Heroes, on account of his having been injured in Afghanistan (he lost two limbs) and labelled a hero by Prince Harry Baseball cap.

Ben McBean is part of the Mirror’s Honour the Brave slogan, which seeks to equip each retuning injured serviceman with a medal.

He’s a leading player in the Sun’s “Help for Heroes” campaign, the one backed by actor Ross Kemp , he of ITV’s Ultimate Force show, and so well placed to explain what being a soldier is all about. Kemp spoke at the City Salute, addressing the injured, McBean included.

And here is Mr McBean in the Sun, receiving tribute on behalf of the Armed Forces and a Sun Global Recognition Award, sponsored by Walkers crisps.

Gordon Brown is there, shaking hands, being wowed and talking about a return to the values of cheese and onion.

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