29 June 2024

Armed Forces Day


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

That’s A Wrap!

Armed Forces Day 2023  The country pays tribute to the Armed Forces community Today the country came together to thank members of the Armed Forces community for all that they do in keeping us safe, at home and abroad. Tributes led by His Majesty The King, The Prime Minister and the Defence Secretary marked the […]

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Flag-raising marks the start of Armed Forces Week

The National flag raising ceremony, officially marking the start of this year’s Armed Forces Week, has today taken place against the backdrop of Gyllyngvase beach in Falmouth, Cornwall. Armed Forces Week is a chance for people to come together to thank our Armed Forces, who defend our way of life, protect British citizens around the […]

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Armed Forces Day 2023: What to expect

With only a few days to go until the Armed Forces Day 2023 National Event takes place in Falmouth on Saturday 24th June, we heard from Cornwall Councillor and Armed Forces veteran Louis Gardner. He shared his insights on what to expect from the hosts of this year’s National Event and outlined what the Armed […]

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Armed Forces Day 2023: 100 days to go!

At the end of June, communities across the UK will come together to celebrate the Armed Forces and all that they do in keeping the nation safe. The 16th of March marks 100 days to go until this year’s Armed Forces Day, which is taking place in Falmouth, Cornwall. Armed Forces Day will recognise the […]

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Thank you for your support!

MOD Crown Copyright.   Physical and virtual events were held across the nation to recognise and thank our entire Armed Forces community for everything they do to keep us safe at home and abroad. On Armed Forces Day, HRH The Princess Royal attended an event at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire alongside around 100 Service […]

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One week until Armed Forces Day!

MOD Crown Copyright. There’s only one week to go until the nation comes together to celebrate this year’s Armed Forces Day. How will you mark the day and show your support for the Armed Forces Community? There are many different ways you can show your support, from changing your social media background, downloading bunting or […]

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Two Weeks Until Armed Forces Day!

MOD Crown Copyright. Armed Forces Day is just two weeks away! Giving you the chance to recognise the work of our Armed Forces and discover more about what they do. Keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook channels as they will be updated throughout the day with lots of exciting content and the Armed […]

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An unprecedented year for the Armed Forces

Throughout the pandemic, the Armed Forces have supported a range of MACA requests. These are Military to Civil Authorities taskings – usually used as support to flooding or natural disasters – where the specialist expertise and equipment of the military is utilised to support governments and civil bodies. During the pandemic, this has ranged from […]

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Supporting the Armed Forces in 2021

During the unprecedented events of the past year, the Armed Forces have been steadfast in their support to the NHS and local authorities to battle the Covid-19 pandemic. From helping to build vaccine sites, to supporting community testing and providing clinical support to the NHS, the Armed Forces are working tirelessly across the UK in […]

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