The Government should help support Britain's veterans, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said, as a Government review sets to look at service personnel who turn to crime after leaving the armed forces.
Mr Hammond said: "Armed forces veterans have made a significant commitment to their country and it is right that the Government should help support them when they hit tough times.
"That is why we should look at how we can improve the level of support and rehabilitation available to veterans who end up in the criminal justice system."
More top news
Duchess of Cambridge spoke of her family's new pet hamster while unveiling a new play area at Hampton Court Palace.
Despite heralding the arrival of a record 130 foreign journalists North Korea is still carefully coordinating what the press can see.
The toddler died after suffering eight months of abuse at the hands of her legal guardian Kandyce Downer.