Hundreds of soldiers from the north west will find out more details today on how Government cuts will effect them.
Redundancy notices are set to be issued across the armed forces.
Politicians believe the Second Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, which is being disbanded, will be severely affected.
The Ministry of Defence will set out the number of posts it will cut from the service in order to reduce the size of the Army by a fifth.
A young mother from Warrington has won her fight to prove her fiancé fathered their daughter before he was killed in Afghanistan.