Hundreds expected as airmen based in Stafford march through the town as part of Battle of Britain commemorations.
Sixty three young people have been sworn in as soldiers in Birmingham today.
The Defence Secretary has confirmed the Mercian Regiment is to lose a Battalion as part of the cuts announced today.
Lt. Col. David Jones tells Central News why he thinks the soldiers parade like the one seen in Nottingham city centre today are important.
100 soldiers set off for a march through Nottingham city centre
Parades through Nottingham today may cause delays to buses serving the city centre from now until around 1pm. Thx for bearing with us.
The band prepares to lead the soldiers march through the streets of Nottingham. They are due to start at noon from St Mary's Church in the Lace Market.
Around 100 soldiers are preparing to march through the streets of Nottingham after being given the Freedom of the City