The parents of soldiers currently serving in the armed forces have joined former servicemen at vigils at war memorials nationwide.
People also gathered at a war memorial in Cardiff.
The events have been arranged to raise awareness of opposition to planned cuts in the British Army.
In total the service is losing seventeen major units, and here in Wales 2nd Battalion the Royal Welsh will be disbanded.
The Ministry of Defence says the changes are needed to make the forces sustainable
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The face can be viewed when looking at Anthony Hoyte's 78-mile route on a map.
The hotel rooms have been altered to suit the fuller figure. Chairs are almost a metre wide and can withstand more than 40 stone.
Officers are currently at the scene. Gwent Police said the female involved is being supported by specialist officers.