The Service of Commemoration is underway in Alrewas to pay tribute to the soldiers who died in action in 2011.
Wreaths will shortly be laid at the Wall of Memorial.
The service is being led by Bishop John Kirkham, former Bishop to the Armed Forces.350 people are attending the annual event at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.
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A man whose partner killed himself after coming out to his mother, is completing a 130 mile charity walk from London to Birmingham today.
Amanda Houston has the latest weather forecast for the East and West Midlands.
It will be a cloudy evening with patchy rain at first, with most places becoming dry overnight. Turning wetter tomorrow.