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
More top news
Welsh NHS Confederation figures reveal most people in Wales now recognise the impact that their lifestyles have on their health and the NHS.
Largely dry with clear spells overnight, but isolated wintry showers remain likely in the west.
A collection of thousands of Welsh newspapers have been moved to a new storage facility, along with millions of British editions.