Hundreds of people lined the streets of Boroughbridge in North Yorkshire this morning for the final parade of an army regiment with historic links to the town.
9 Regiment Army Air Corps is based at Dishforth Airfield but will cease flying there next year when the regiment is disbanded.
The people of Boroughbridge today said an emotional thank you before the soldiers leave for good.
This is a report from our correspondent Rachel Bullock.
Lights, splashes of colour, and lots of imagination aare brightening the lives of service families in North Yorkshire.
At RAF Leeming, near Bedale, they've created a special room where children can escape the challenges of military life.
The Imaginarium is the first of its kind in the Air Force and it is billed as a space where imaginations can run wild and friendships blossom.
It's really stressful being a military kid, if your parents are away of your Mum or Dad is away, or just even moving camp so often, so we wanted to provide something that is a really calming and relaxing space where parents can bring them."
As well as boasting a huge interactive screen, there are themed areas and lights for young children or those with additional needs to relax.
There is also space to hold singing and dancing groups.
It has been funded by charity events and a donation from the RAF Benevolent Fund,
We have a lot of time spent in readiness to deploy on operations all around the world and that is really stressful for the families and children, so to give them a place like this, the Imaginarium to come and break out do something very exciting but in a safe, cosseted environment, is really really important."
Military aircrew from as far afield as Australia and the Czech Republic are in North Yorkshire for an exercise.Read the full story ›
Squadron Leader Mike Gallagher from RAF Benson is leading the exercise.
He says the three week course helps equip some of the country's best helicopter pilots with advanced skills in warfare.
Jet pilot, Major Denis Dubravcik, from the Czech Air Force, is among the international crews taking part in the exercise.
Military aircrew from as far afield as Australia and the Czech Republic are in North Yorkshire as part of an exercise to prepare British crews for war.
Royal Air Force helicopters and fast jets are involved in the training at RAF Leeming, where pilots are gaining advanced skills in air warfare.
The base was chosen because it is close to the North Sea and training areas like Otterburn.
About 500 US military and civilian posts are to go from RAF Menwith Hill in North Yorkshire.
The cutbacks are part of the scaling back of the US Defence budget, affecting American bases all over the world.
The US European Command says the staff will leave Menwith Hill by October 2016.
The Red Arrows have been at RAF Fylingdales in North Yorkshire today as the base celebrates its 50th anniversary.
North Yorkshire radar base RAF Fylingdales is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
The early warning station was built as the first line of defence against nuclear attacks.
A team there still works 24 hours a day, looking for deadly ballistic missiles heading for the UK.
Wing commander Rayna Owens said: “RAF Fylingdales is an excellent example of a small but exceptionally professional specialist unit that delivers an output to defence and more broadly in the space domain.
"RAF Fylingdales has been a ballistic missile and early warning radar site since 1963 and is delighted to be celebrating its 50th Anniversary.
"The importance of this mission endures and some would say even more important in a world with uncertainty.”
RAF Fylingdales, the radar base in North Yorkshire, celebrates its 50th anniversary today.Read the full story ›