More than 4,000 Army personnel have been told today that they're being made redundant.
As they return to Civvy Street, they're entitled to help from the authorities if they are homeless.
But chances are that some will end up sleeping rough.
That bleak prospect for veterans is explored in a new film called "Hummingbird", which opens in London later this month.
Rags Martel has more.
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