Two soldiers and friends - who were both killed on active service within months of each other - will be remembered. Sheldon Steel and Christopher Kershaw died in Afghanistan. A music event being held tonight aims to raise money for a new memorial.
More than three hundred soldiers will march through the streets of York today. It's to welcome them back from Afghanistan. They've been working in Helman Province and Kabul.
The parade begins at 1.00 pm when soldiers from the 2nd Signal Regiment will form up in Duncombe Place, York before marching through the city accompanied by the Royal Corps of Signals Band.
The parade will march along Duncombe Place, Blake Street, Parliament Street, High Ousegate, Spurrier Gate, Coney Street and past the Mansion House where the military and civic dignitaries will then take the salute as the troops march past.
The sister of Private Anton Frampton, who was killed in Afghanistan, is to do a fundraising skydive on what would have been his 22nd birthday. Gemma Frampton will take the plunge in June.
A rugby match is taking place in memory of Bombardier Craig Hopson from Castleford, West Yorkshire who was killed in Helmand Province in Afghanistan in 2009. The teams - Castleford Select XV and Royal Artillery XV - will be made up of his colleagues and friends.
Warrant Officer (2) Colin Martin of The Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers talks about what it was like to have his medal presented by the Duke of Edinburgh.
Nearly 400 soldiers have been awarded medals following a six month tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Many were handed out by His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh. The troops, from 1 Close Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, had been in Helmand Province, as the handover of power to the Afghan National Police continues.
The presentation was at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire.
Anti-war campaigners have today been protesting against the use of drones outside RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire.
ITV News' Carl Dinnen reports:
Around 400 people have marched from link to RAF Waddington against a new fleet of armed drones being based in the UK for the first time.
The drones, which were previously operated from a United States Air Force base in Nevada, are used to support ground troops in Afghanistan.
Chris Nineham, from the Stop the War Coalition, believes armed drones are fundamentally wrong, and he will campaign until the technology is banned.
Hundreds of peace campaigners have started marching from Lincoln to RAF Waddington, in protest of a new fleet of armed drones being based in the UK for the first time.
The RAF began remotely operating its Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles earlier this week from the airbase in Lincolnshire.
Previously operated from a United States Air Force base in Nevada, the aircraft are used to support coalition ground forces in Afghanistan.
Members of the Stop The War Coalition, CND, The Drone Campaign Network and War on Want are estimated to walk the four mile route in around two hours.