Saturday 24 June 2017

Armed Forces Day


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Felixstowe – 24–25 June 2017

Suffolk Armed Forces Weekend 2017

The seaside resort of Felixstowe has been chosen to host this year’s Suffolk Armed Forces event and will welcome service personnel, their families, the local community and visitors alike to celebrate the contribution made by our Armed Forces past and present. The weekend’s activities will be linked to a 350th…

Mansfield – 25 June 2017

Mansfield Armed Forces Day

A celebration event to give and thanks to all the Armed Forces within the Mansfield area, but to also raise awareness of the different groups and show support for them, whilst encouraging interaction between all ages and communities.  The event is to be fun to encourage a party atmosphere but…

East Grinstead – 24 June 2017

The East Grinstead Armed Forces Day

The event commences with a short service of thanksgiving for all those who have died in giving service to our country. This will be followed by a display of marching, with military standards by the ATC Squadron. The ceremony will then be opened with a series of short addresses by…

Scunthorpe – 18 June 2017

North Lincolnshire Armed Forces Day

This is an Armed Forces Day event with participation from Armed Forces Units (both Regular and Reserve), Veterans and Cadet Units. There will be static displays and stalls, arena events much more. An RAF flypast will take place, and Royal Chelsea Pensioners will also be there.  Local groups representing the…

Denton – 24–24 June 2017

Tameside Armed Forces Day 2017

Tameside’s Armed Forces Day has become a key highlight in our annual civic events calendar. The borough’s ex-service/service personnel their families and the borough’s military heritage remain high in our sense of civic pride. Tameside has joined-in the nationwide celebration of Armed Forces Day since its inception; growing the size…

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Armed Forces Day shared HM Armed Forces's photo. ...

Only one week to go until the winners of The Sun Military Awards are announced.The British public have nominated members of our Armed Forces, both at home and abroad, to thank them for their service.

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Check out the Royal Navy's Christmas advent calendar! ...

It's time for door number 6 on our #AdventCalendar!www.royalnavy.mod.uk/news-and-latest-activity/features/advent-calendar-2016

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Armed Forces Day shared The Army in London - HQ London District's video. ...

Robins have been associated with Christmas for well over a century, their red breasts adding a seasonal glow to cards and decorations across the land. Just as our ceremonial soldiers cover guard duties 365 days of the year and are always on standby to react to aid the civil authority or deploy abroad to keep us safe, Robins sing all year round and despite their cute appearance, are aggressively territorial and are quick to drive away intruders. A common sight in Summer, our own red coated “robins” tend to hide their red “plumage” in the winter months, with only the Life Guards riding out in red cloaks. #advent #armyready

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