HMS Bulwark is being used as a police command base in Weymouth during the Olympics.
The Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders are to be cut from a battalion to a public duties company, and move from Canterbury to Edinburgh.
Army regiments across the meridian region will feel the effects of the defence cuts announcement
Friends and family gathered today for the funeral of a war veteran - described by the Prime Minister as a hero. Commander Eddie Grenfell - who was 93 - lobbied tirelessly for a medal to honour his comrades who kept suppies going to Russia during the Second World War.
The Government finally backed down and agreed to acknowledge the Arctic Convoy veterans last year and in March Commander Grenfell was presented with the medal he'd waited 70 years for. Sally Simmonds reports.
A memorial service has been held to remember British troops who lost their lives in the Korean War of the 1950s. The war between North and South Korea broke out in the aftermath of the Second World War - the two countries were divided by freedom and communism.
One hundred thousand British troops - many from our region - were drafted in to fight in the conflict. Now, sixty years since the bloody battle ended, the nations are still not at peace. Charlotte Wilkins report.
A service and parade has been held in London to mark the sixty years since the end of the Korean War.
Joining the veterans was former nurse Jo Groves from Hastings in East Sussex. She travelled on a boat from Southampton to Japan in the 1950s where she was stationed throughout the conflict.
The Army has been showing off its newest and most advanced vehicle - a remote-controlled armoured digger.
Each 'Terrier' costs six million pounds to build, and weighs as much as 15 transit vans.
The vehicles are driven by using a video game-style controller, which means soldiers can carry out a number of tasks a safe distance away.
Our Correspondent, Martin Dowse, has been to Bovington Camp in Dorset to see 'The Terrier' in action.
The interviewees are: Colonel Simon Hulme, Assistant Director, Military Engineering Capability; and David Bond from BAE Systems.
The British Army has unveiled what it is calling the most sophisticated armoured vehicle ever developed. Troops have been demonstrating their latest bit of kit in Dorset.
The "Terrier" is a highly versatile engineering vehicle with a trick up its sleeve which is hoped will save lives. Martin Dowse reports.
The interviewee is Colonel Simon Hulme, Director of Military Engineering Capability.
The British Army's newest vehicle is being tested in Dorset. The "Terrier" is a remote-controlled armoured digger weighing 30 tonnes. The Army says it will be a key part of the Royal Engineers' capability for decades to come.
Sixty terriers have been ordered as part of a £360m project with BAE Systems. The firm has designed and built the diggers in the UK.
The Princess Royal, Princess Anne has been in Abingdon today at a parade and medal ceremony for 12 Logistic Support Regiment.
Almost three hundred soldiers in the regiment have been recognised for their roles in a recent tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Servicemen and women from Fourth Battalion the Rifles in Wiltshire, said goodbye to their loved ones just two weeks ago, and deployed to Afghanistan for a six month tour.
British forces are scheduled to withdraw next year, so the troops focus is now on supporting and training the Afghans. Sally Lockwood reports.
The veteran who led the campaign for those involved in the Arctic Convoys to receive the 'Arctic Star medals' has finally received his medal after years of campaigning.
Commander Eddie Grenfell, aged 93, was too ill to travel to a special ceremony at Downing Street where some of his colleagues will receive their wards from the Prime Minister. Commander Grenfell was the first person to receive the medal.