More than 150 troops in full military uniform have marched through the centre of Winchester.
The soldiers from the Adjutant General's Corps were given the Freedom of Winchester . It's the first time in 7 years that they've celebrated the ancient honour - allowing them to parade through the city with weapons and a marching band.
Hundreds of people came to support the troops, who have a strong link with Winchester.
Watch Sam Holder's report below:
He spoke with Lt. Col Mark John from the Adjutant General's Corps/ Royal Military Police
Soldiers from the Adjutant General's Corps have been given the Freedom of Winchester today. Around 150 of the troops marked the occasion with a 'Freedom Parade' through the city's streets.
The right of "Freedom of Entry" is an ancient privilege. It means the regiment can parade with bayonets fixed, drums beating and colours flying. The tradition dates back centuries, to a time when only trusted military units were allowed to bear arms within a city's boundaries.
They've just returned from their first tour of Afghanistan - and today they were given a Royal welcome home Juliette Fletcher reports.
Video. The Princess Royal has been in Didcot today to present medals to members of Eleven Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment who've recently returned from Afghanistan.
HRH Princess Anne is presenting medals to soldiers in Didcot today.
She is the guest of honour at the Freedom Parade and will be presenting medals to 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment who have just got back from Afghanistan.
Two-hundred troops from the Vauxhall Barracks are at the parade.