Saturday 30 June 2018

Armed Forces Day

278 Upcoming events

Dawley – 23 June 2018

WW1 Centenary and Armed Forces Celebration – Dawley park

To hold a free celebration in the local park where the entrance gates are a memorial to those that lost their live in WW1. To hold an event to make 100 years of WW1 and a celebration of the Armed Forces. Great Dawley Town Council is working in partnership with…

Broadwoodwidger – 30 June 2018

Roadford Lake Armed Forces Day

Roadford Lake is showing its thanks to Our Armed Forces by hosting its first Armed Forces Day! We will be inviting local cadet groups and our local MOD barracks to showcase their stuff at our beautiful lake! Throughout the day our 30′ High Ropes course will be open to tempt…

Lewes – 30 June 2018

Celebrating the Armed forces from the Commonwealth Countries – Lewes

An exhibition showing the various Officers who served in the British Armed forces that came from the Commonwealth countries using stand alone banners with photographs and illustrations of some of the actions. There will be music from the various countries together with fashion, food and stories

Scunthorpe – 24 June 2018

North Lincs Armed Forces Day

Event will be held in the grounds of Brumby Hall. We have held the event throughout N.Lincs over the past eight years and have now decided to bring it back into the heart of Scunthorpe, in a location known to everyone in Scunthorpe and surrounding areas. The event begins with…

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8 hours ago

Armed Forces Day

Feeling rather sorry for itself on the upper deck of HMS Ledbury is a rare – and wounded – bird, nursed back to health by one of the minehunter’s crew.

This is a Socotra Cormorant (phalacrocorax nigrogularis) – a threatened species which is endemic to the Gulf and the coast of the southeast Arabian Peninsula.

The injured creature landed on the forecastle of the Bahrain-based warship while the latter was honing the skills of its sonar operators by hunting for dummy mines.

AB(MW) David Kelly noticed the cormorant when on watch on Ledbury’s bridge – it didn’t move…and was still in the same place the next day when the junior rating was next on duty.

“So I went down to have a look and discovered it had an injury just above its right leg.

“When I saw that I got it some food and water and a day later it had regained its energy and flew off.”

Ledbury is one of four Royal Navy minehunters, plus their mothership RFA Cardigan Bay, stationed in the Gulf for three years at a time, keeping sea lanes open and working with our allies in the region.
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11 hours ago

Armed Forces Day

British Army
Celebrating a job well done, troops return to barracks after playing their part in the Royal Wedding
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13 hours ago

Armed Forces Day

Royal Air Force
What a weekend! Thank you to everyone who came along but a big thank you Cardiff for hosting the first leg of the #RAF100 Aircraft Tour. Next stop London! Come join us on Horse Guards Parade from 6-9 July
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