Saturday 29 June 2019

Armed Forces Day

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


Step Up and Hold an Event to Salute Our Forces!

Are you fond of our Armed Forces? Do you have a passion for parades? Are you a sucker for street parties? If so, why not show your support for our Servicemen and women this summer by holding your own Armed Forces Day celebrations in your area? Armed Forces Day takes place on Saturday 27 June […]

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New Armed Forces learning resource launched

A new Armed Forces learning resource has been launched aiming to help schoolchildren between the ages of 5-16 learn more about the work of the Armed Forces. The resource, hosted from its own website uses five sections to explore key questions that students may have about the Armed Forces. These include why we have the […]

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Guildford to host 2015 Armed Forces Day

Next year’s Armed Forces Day celebrations will take place in the historic town of Guildford. Armed Forces Day is an opportunity for the nation to show its support for the men and women serving in the armed forces. This year, the flagship event in Stirling gave the public the chance to celebrate the work our […]

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Thank You for a Fantastic Armed Forces Day

After yet another fantastic Armed Forces Day, we would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who showed their support this year. Armed Forces Day 2014 was an overwhelming success and it couldn’t have been achieved without the efforts of people right across the UK. Whether you attended an event, held your own […]

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Thousands Show their Support on Armed Forces Day

Thousands of people across the UK celebrated the men and women of the Armed Forces community, past and present, at hundreds of events to mark the sixth annual Armed Forces Day today (28 June). Events ranged from parades to parties, but the main focus of attention was at the national event in Stirling where tens […]

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Today is Armed Forces Day!

It’s the sixth annual Armed Forces Day today (Saturday 28 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. This year’s Armed Forces Day national event takes place in Stirling, and event organisers are planning a […]

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Fantastic support for Service personnel

Businesses and events around the country are showing their support for military personnel in a number of ways to celebrate tomorrow’s Armed Forces Day (Saturday 28 June) National Express has announced that veterans and Service leavers applying to work for them will be guaranteed a job interview, building on the company’s existing commitment to offer […]

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Armed Forces Day around the UK

Whilst this year’s Armed Forces Day national event in Stirling promises to be a spectacular day, if it is too far to travel then fear not, as there are more than 180 events taking place across the UK, searchable by postcode on the events section of the website. On 28 June Bridgend, Wales, is marking Armed […]

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Reservists Wear their Uniforms with Pride for Uniform to Work Day

Reservists across the country from the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Army and RAF are swapping their civilian clothes for military uniforms today (25 June) to celebrate Uniform to Work Day. The day is a chance for the country to celebrate the huge contribution ordinary men and women make to the Armed Forces, and is part […]

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It’s A Game of Thrones for Changing of The Guard

Safe in the knowledge that there is no dispute over her place on the throne – Her Majesty The Queen has paid a visit to the Game Of Thrones set in Belfast. And at exactly the same time as Her Majesty was shown the TV fantasy blockbuster’s infamous throne of swords, the Band of the […]

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