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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