Saturday 25 June 2016

Armed Forces Day

27 Upcoming events

St Helier – 25 June 2016

Jersey Armed Forces & Reserves Day Celebrations

The day will include a parade, static displays, marching bands, the uniformed emergency services, catering, beer tent, traders, military vehicles from different eras, demonstrations and will be supported by service charities including ABF – The Soldiers Fund, Holidays for Heroes and the Royal British Legion.

Stockport – 25 June 2016

Armed Forces Day Stockport

A joint venture with the Hazel Grove Royal British Legion (RBL) and the Royal Oak.¬† There is no entry cost – just come along and enjoy the day! Castle Street will be closed off so we can have displays from the following: Army/Navy/Air cadets Military vehicle trust (MVT) 103 Regiment…

Sunderland – 24–26 June 2016

Armed Forces Weekend Sunderland

Friday 24 June:¬† Opening Ceremony including Last Night of the Proms family sing along and Veterans Reunion. Saturday 25 June: Military Day. ¬†Military March, football competition and jam-packed entertainment including singers, dancers, performers, climbing wall, assault course, stalls, fairground rides, competitions, Lazer Quazer and lots more family entertainment. Evening (6pm…

Pontefract – 25 June 2016

Wakefield Armed Forces Day

This year Wakefield Council will be celebrating the contribution of our Armed Forces and Veterans with a fun packed day of events and activities at Pontefract Park in the centre of the racecourse. Show your support and do come along to this free family fun day with loads to see…

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Trooper Karl Lynch of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards is keeping his cool down under ahead of the Military Tattoo in Melbourne.

Trooper Karl Lynch, of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, pictured in Melbourne with Monica Simich-Pene and Kawama Waititi from Te Whanau-a-Apanui from New Zealand and Jona Togaavi from The Republic of Fiji Military Forces Band. (White tuba) Representatives from each of the nations participating at this week's Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at Melbourne's Etihad Stadium gathered today on the banks of the Yarra River to support the strengthening of links between those countries. International performers from Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Tonga and the United Kingdom came together for the first time ahead of entertaining 265,000 spectators over 5 performances which begin this Friday Feb 12th. Be an Army Piper and see the world!

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Here's how to make flipping marvellous pancakes... British Army style! ...

Are you ready for Pancake Day tomorrow? Sergeant Paul Maidment, 1RRF, tells us how to make the perfect pancake. Private VS Tushria, RLC Chef, sifts, whisks, fries and flips for Pancake Day 2016. What's your favourite topping?

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Can you tell a Diamond Loop from a Champagne Split?

The leader of the RAF Red Arrows is answering all your questions on Reddit this afternoon from 4.30!

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Shoutout for Redditors: The RAF Red Arrows' 'Red 1', Sqn Ldr Dave Montenegro, will be hosting an AMA tomorrow - Tuesday 8 Feb @1630GMT. #redditarrows #askmeanything

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