An SAS sniper released from jail after a court appeal will mark his 38th birthday with a meeting with lawyers
About 500 soldiers of the 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh have marched through Chester - to be greeted by Sir Alex Ferguson.
The case of an SAS sniper from Cheshire jailed for illegally possessing a gun is to be debated by MPs next week.
Hundreds of soldiers will march through Chester to mark their return from Afghanistan.
Man United's manager Sir Alex Ferguson will present medals to soldiers from the 1st Battalion the Royal Welsh.
They will begin their march at Chester racecourse at 1.15pm before a parade through the city.
The families of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan have been protesting today at the government's plans to cut the size of the army. Elaine Willcox reports from the Manchester Cenotaph.