Saturday 26 June 2021

Armed Forces Day

Blog

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



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 […]

Read more


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 […]

Read more


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 […]

Read more


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 […]

Read more


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 […]

Read more


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 […]

Read more


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 […]

Read more


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 […]

Read more


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 […]

Read more