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.
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