- 'CNN Heroes: 10 Years On' is celebrating some of CNN's past heroes
- Pen Farthing, a former sergeant in the Royal Marines, founded Nowzad Dogs, which reunites stray dogs and cats with soldiers who took them in during combat
- Farthing started the organization after adopting Nowzad, a stray dog, in Afghanistan
- He was the CNN Hero of the Year in 2014
Pen Farthing was named the 2014 CNN Hero of the Year. Since 2007, he and his group have helped reunite more than 800 soldiers with the pets they took in while serving in Afghanistan. The organization's animal clinic has expanded to rescue and care for other animals, such as donkeys, horses, rabbits and chickens. The group has also received requests to assist soldiers who served in Iraq, Ukraine and Libya.
(CNN)Staff Sgt. Edwin Caba served in Afghanistan for nearly three years. Like his fellow soldiers, he longed for a sense of normalcy during his tours.