Two soldier's from Nottingham, one a reservist, have embarked on a winter mission training soldiers in Uganda.
Families of soldiers killed in Iraq have been given the go-ahead by the Supreme Court to bring compensation claims against the Government.
The family of a Tamworth soldier killed in Iraq will find out on the 19th June if they can sue the government for compensation.
An Army Reservist Recruitment drive has been taking place in Derby today.
Soldier's from the Mercian regiment spoke to members of the public in the city's Market Place about a part-time career in the army.
As the Government plans to cut the number of regular full-time soldiers by 20 thousand by 2020, as part of cuts to the defence budget, it is trying to recruit more reservists in their place.
Lt Lara Small of the Royal Engineers, says joining the reservists can 'develop you as a leader' by doing something constructive.
Lance Bombardier Coke says it is a 'sad day' as the The 307 (South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry Royal Horse Artillery) Battery Royal Artillery, parade through Nottingham for the last time today.
But he hopes the restructuring of the Army can provide him with a new beginning and a new challenge.
People in Derby are being encouraged to sign up to the Army Reserves at a recruitment drive today. It comes as the Government aims to cut the number of regular soldiers by 20,000 by 2020.
Serving soldiers are on hand to talk to people about the kind of work reservists do. The Army Reserve used to be known as the Territorial Army.
A Nottingham-based Army Reserve Battery will parade through the city for the final time today before being placed in 'suspended animation' as part of a restructuring of the armed forces by the Ministry of Defence.
The 307 (South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry Royal Horse Artillery) Battery Royal Artillery, which is based in Bulwell, will march along High Pavement to Low Pavement, onto Wheeler Gate before turning right into South Parade and onto the Old Market Square.
The parade starts at 10:00am at St Mary's Church in the Lace Market and will be led by the Band of the South Notts Hussars.
The 1st Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment have been helping flooded Worcester since last week but their duties are now being scaled down according to West Mercia police
They have been distributing sand bags and ensuring Worcestershire's vulnerable people have been reached.
The army has held a recruitment drive in Leicester today. They are mainly targeting 18-44 year olds who might be interested in a career with the armed forces.
But officers are mindful that a number of army recruitment offices in the south-east were targeted by suspected letter bombers earlier this week.
Army recruitment officers are in Leicester today after a poll found too few people really understand what a career in the service has to offer.
The poll revealed that most people in the East Midlands think joining up only involves combat roles and many do not realise part-time reservists actually get paid.
Veterans from the famous Gurkha regiment attended a special ceremony on Saturday, to officially welcome them and their families to Nottinghamshire.
The County Council has used a £5,000 government grant to help around 50 ex-Gurkhas and their families integrate into their local communities.
Civic dignitaries greeted former Gurkha's & their families at Nottinghamshire County Council's County Hall building today.
Around 300 Nepalese have settled into the county since being granted British citizenship in 2009.
A special ceremony was held to welcome them and to thank the Gurkha's for their service to the British army.
Veterans of the famous Gurkha regiment are being welcomed to Nottingham at a reception today.
Nottinghamshire County Council have been working with around 50 veterans' families to help them to integrate in to the community.
A number of these veterans are of working age, and have already found jobs within the security industry.
A £5,000 grant is also funding English and computing courses at Central College, Nottingham and a Veterans Group that has links to the Nottingham Asian Arts Council, amongst other organisations.