Silent protests against plans to merge to army regiments will be held in Leicester today.
The 9th/12th Royal Lancers could join the Queens Royal Lancers under Government proposals to lose 17 units - including third battalion the Mercian Regiment - by 2020.
Defence Minister Nick Harvey MP said the Army will continue to have "demanding and stretching careers for decades to come."
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