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."
More top news
Around 800 jobs are at risk after one of Coventry's biggest employers went into administration.
An investigation into the death of a Shropshire soldier has found the Ministry of Defence broke health and safety rules.
Darts star Phil Taylor from Stoke-on-Trent has been told to hand his estranged wife Yvonne a lump sum of £830,000 by a family court judge.