Saturday 25 June 2016

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


SALUTE OUR FORCES THIS SUMMER – HOLD AN ARMED FORCES DAY EVENT!

Why not show your support for Service personnel past and present this summer by holding an Armed Forces Day celebration? On Saturday 25 June this year, people across the nation will be holding local celebrations to say “Thank You” to members of the Armed Forces community – including current personnel, Reserves, veterans, cadets and families […]

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TAKE A SURVEY TO HELP US IMPROVE OUR WEBSITE

At Armed Forces Day HQ we’re always looking for ways to make life easier for the people who organise events across the country. So we’ve set up a short survey to help us find out what help and advice would help make your Armed Forces Day celebration a success. Your answers will help make sure our website is full of […]

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#SaluteOurForces this Christmas!

This Christmas, We’re asking the nation pay tribute to the hard work our Armed Forces do to keep us safe. As the majority of us prepare to unwind for Christmas, the UK military will still be hard at work at home and abroad so this is your chance to give our Armed Forces the salute […]

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THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ACROSS THE COUNTRY CELEBRATE ARMED FORCES DAY

People up and down the country have been celebrating the men and women of the Armed Forces, past and present, for Armed Forces Day. Marking its 7th year, events have ranged from large scale parades to simple community events, but the main focus of attention was at the National Event in Guildford, attended by His […]

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Today is Armed Forces Day!

It’s the seventh annual Armed Forces Day today (Saturday 27 June), and there are still plenty of ways that you can join in the fun and show your support for the men and women of our Armed Forces. An estimated 60,000 people will be celebrating in Guildford at the National Event, taking part in what […]

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How to #SaluteOurForces like the British military

Longest or shortest way up? Palm facing down or out? You may not know it, but there are traditions and rules behind every British military salute. We’ve made some short videos to show you how to get it right in the styles of the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force – so you can take […]

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Businesses across Britain #SaluteOurForces

From discounted travel to donations to Service charities, businesses across the country have come out in force to show their support for our Service personnel past and present this Armed Forces Day. With celebrations just days away on Saturday 27 June, BT, Vodafone, Tesco, Asda, National Express and the Royal Mail are among the biggest […]

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Reservists celebrate Reserves Day across the UK

Reservists donned their military uniform with pride yesterday in honour of the first ever Reserves Day. Previously called ‘Uniform To Work Day’, the change in name reflects the renewed emphasis on demonstrating the support to our Reservists, and the valuable contribution they make to our Armed Forces. Employers such as British Airways, Bentley, BT, National […]

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Armed Forces Day Flag Raised Across the UK

The Armed Forces Day flag is flying high across the UK as celebrations begin ahead of Armed Forces Day this Saturday (27 June)! 10 Downing Street, Government departments and Local Authorities are flying the flag this week to show their support for the Servicemen and women of our Armed forces, past and present.   Wing […]

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