The people of Leamington Spa have come out in large numbers to line the streets and show their support for the 1st Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.
Almost 200 soldiers are parading through the town as part of a homecoming march, at the end of which the regiment will be granted Freedom of the District.
Almost 200 soldiers from the 1st Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers are parading through Leamington Spa.
The homecoming march includes The Colours, Corps of Drums and Military Band, and an inspection of the Battalion.
At the end of the parade, a ceremonial event will be held at the Town Hall where the regiment will be granted Freedom of the District.
There will be a a civic reception service following the march attending by a number of local and national dignitaries.
The Lord Mayor of Birmingham is lending his support to the campaign to save an historic army battalion from falling victim to defence cuts.
Councillor John Lines joined a delegation in Westminster today raising concerns about the proposal to disband the Second Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.
The battalion has strong links to the City of Birmingham. Campaigners say they want the decision reversed.
Hundreds of veterans campaigning to save an historic army regiment that recruits in the West Midlands have been marching outside the Houses of Parliament today.
The Second Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers is under threat because of defence cuts. It was previously called the Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers and has served in every major conflict since 1647.