A Second World War crewman from Warwickshire has been refused a special award that has been given to those who served in Bomber Command.
A public exhibition is being held to help select the design of a memorial to commemorate RAF Bomber Command crew stationed in Lincolnshire.
Jim Flint, the oldest and most decorated surviving RAF war veteran, will be in Nottinghamshire today unveiling a memorial to seven airmen.
Workers at three RAF bases in Lincolnshire are staging a 24 hour strike.
Serco employees at the Cranwell, Scampton and Digby bases say they have been offered just a 1% pay rise despite their employers winning more contracts.
The company says it is working hard to minimise disruption.
The mother of a fallen soldier has joined a vigil to try to save the Chapel of Rest at RAF Lyneham in Wiltshire, where their loved ones were repatriated.
The chapel is set to be demolished and turned into a training centre and accommodation, with a new Garden of Remembrance at Lyneham. Dozens of bereaved families turned out for a vigil to protest the plans.
Among them was Lucy Aldridge, whose son William, 18, died in a blast in 2009 and was repatriated at the chapel. She said the building itself is tied in to their memories.
Families of fallen soldiers who were repatriated through RAF Lyneham in Wiltshire are taking part in a vigil this afternoon as part of their efforts to to save the Chapel of Rest at the former airbase.
The base is being turned into a training centre and accommodation. The Ministry of Defence wants to demolish the prefab building and says there is a new Repatriation Centre at Brize Norton where people can remember fallen servicemen and women.
It says it will be creating a Garden of Remembrance at Lyneham but the campaigners say the Chapel of Rest holds their memories.
The vigil will take place outside the main gates to the base. It starts at 2 pm
The mother of a soldier killed in Afghanistan has joined protests over plans to demolish a Chapel of Rest where he and other service personnel were repatriated.
Lucy Aldridge says the decision by the Ministry of Defence came as a huge shock to bereaved families.
Keith Wilkinson reports.
A garden of remembrance is to be built at the former RAF base at Lyneham in Wiltshire.
The Ministry of Defence says it will reflect the role played by the base in repatriating personnel from overseas operations, including Afghanistan and Iraq.
The garden will be open to the public.
It follows protests from grieving relatives who are angry that a private chapel of rest on the base is to be demolished to make way for redevelopment.
A vigil by people who lost relatives in Afghanistan is planned for Sunday.
More than 200 cleaners, chefs, drivers and other employees at eight sites in England and Wales will walk out on Thursday, with further stoppages expected.
Members of the GMB and Unite unions are in dispute with contractor ISS after saying they had been offered a pay rise of 8p an hour, and only 2p for those on the national minimum wage.
The sites include:
Unions claimed that military personnel from other sites will be drafted in to cover for the striking workers.
Anti-war protesters are set to gather outside an RAF base today to voice their opposition to the UK's use of armed drones in Afghanistan.
Members of the Stop The War Coalition, CND, The Drone Campaign Network and War on Want will march from Lincoln to nearby RAF Waddington.
The RAF began remotely operating its Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles deployed to Afghanistan from the Lincolnshire airbase earlier this week.
In a statement, the RAF said it had started supporting the International Security Assistance Force and Afghan ground troops with "armed intelligence and surveillance missions" remotely piloted from RAF Waddington.
The aircraft were previously operated from a United States Air Force base in Nevada.
A former RAF Chinook crewman who is walking 441 miles through towns and cities across the UK, is hoping to raise over £100,000 for five charities which support the armed forces.
Ben Greer, organiser of The Big Lift, is walking 4.41 miles in 100 towns and cities across the UK carrying 100kg on his back – the average weight of a wounded comrade.
Ben was in Coventry today. He'll be in Birmingham and Worcester tomorrow, followed by Hereford on Saturday.
Each mile represents a member of the armed forces who died in Afganistan.
A former RAF Chinook crewman has brought his charity walk to Coventry today as part of a 441 mile trek through 100 towns and cities across the UK.
Ben Greer has walked 4.41 miles through Coventry city centre today carrying 100 kilos – a weight that represents an injured service personnel with their kit.
Each mile covered by Ben symbolises the death of a British serviceman or woman who has lost their life serving in Afghanistan.
Ben, who is hoping to raise £100,000 for five charities, completed six deployments in Afganistan providing civilian and military casualty evacuation.