Campaign against Royal Welsh battalions merger

A group of Welsh veterans says they intend to challenge the decision to merge Second Battalion the Royal Welsh with the 1st Battalion.

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Cuts mean '2,000 fewer soldiers' from Wales

The head of the Army in Wales has told ITV Wales' Andrea Benfield that the cuts to the Army will mean 2,000 fewer soldiers from Wales.

Brigadier Philip Napier said the merging of the two Royal Welsh battalions into one, is the price that has had to be paid to secure the future of all of Wales' regiments.

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