Across BFG the countdown to drawdown has left soldiers and families facing an uncertain future, as the issue of rebasing is considered by the Ministry of Defence.

Of the 17 major units set to disappear in the new-look Army outlined yesterday, 7 are based in Germany.

It signals the end of a British presence that has endured in a fairy tale town in Lower Saxony since 1945. Story from BritishForcesNews (06.07.2012).