Saturday 27 June 2020

Armed Forces Day

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Keep up to date with the latest from the Armed Forces Day team.


Celebrate our Forces!

  Today the nation will celebrate Armed Forces Day and reflect on the work of the UK Armed Forces and wider Armed Forces community. As we can’t celebrate in person, this year’s events will be marked virtually. Throughout the day, the Armed Forces Day Facebook and Twitter channels will be showcasing everything from a Red Arrows flypast, behind […]

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One week to go until Armed Forces Day!

Next week, the nation will celebrate Armed Forces Day and recognise the work of the UK Armed Forces and wider Armed Forces community. Throughout next week, the Armed Forces Day Facebook and Twitter channels will be showcasing everything from behind the scenes tours of military kit, to Q&As with personnel, quizzes and more! Why not […]

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Two weeks until Armed Forces Week!

Armed Forces Week will kick off in less than two weeks, offering the chance to discover more about the work of the UK Armed Forces. Our Facebook and Twitter channels will be dedicated to celebrating different parts of the military each day with lots of exciting content; from discovering the latest military equipment to hearing […]

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Support Armed Forces Day from your home

Following the announcement of the cancellation of this year’s National Event in Scarborough, here’s a reminder of some things you can do to show your support for our Armed Forces on 27 June from your home. You can get involved online by joining us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date and show […]

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Armed Forces Week: Celebrate our Armed Forces in summer 2020

This year, Armed Forces Week will offer the British public the chance to discover more about the work of the UK Armed Forces with each day dedicated to celebrating a different part of the military.   Launching on Monday 22 June, each day of Armed Forces Week will highlight different parts of the UK military, from […]

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Thank you for making Armed Forces Day 2019 spectacular!

More than 300 events have been held across the UK over the last two weeks to show your support for our Armed Forces and the work they do to protect us at home and abroad. From flag raising ceremonies to parades and flypasts, men and women from the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air […]

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Armed Forces Day to be celebrated with over 300 events nationwide

Today, towns and cities across the UK will mark the eleventh Armed Forces Day with over 300 events planned nationwide. Armed Forces Day is a chance for the whole country to celebrate the work of service personnel, reservists, veterans, cadets and their families and friends. This year’s national event will take place in Salisbury and […]

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100 days to go until Armed Forces Day 2019

Armed Forces Day 2019 is taking place across the country in just 100 days’ time with preparations underway for Saturday 29 June. Now in its eleventh year, Armed Forces Day is an opportunity for the nation to say thank you to our Servicemen and women, past and present, for their readiness to serve and protect […]

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Salisbury hosts launch for Armed Forces Day 2019 National Event

Wiltshire Council has launched Armed Forces Day 2019 in Salisbury, the host city for next year’s Armed Forces Day National Event. At a business breakfast and media launch in Salisbury today, local businesses were invited to find out more about plans for the three-day programme to mark Armed Forces Day in June 2019. Serving personnel […]

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Salisbury to host Armed Forces Day 2019

Armed Forces Day 2019 will be held in Salisbury, a city steeped in military history. The event, which will be the eleventh Armed Forces Day, will be hosted by Wiltshire County Council with support from the Ministry of Defence Salisbury has many links with the military. Following the nerve agent attack in the city in […]

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