Basildon — 27 June 2015
Basildon Armed Forces Day Parade
- St Martins Square,
The Basildon Centre, St Martins Square,
Basildon Borough Council in partnership with the Basildon Borough Civil Military Partnership Board (CMPB) are arranging an event in Basildon Town Centre.
The event consists of a parade of local cadets and Veterans from all three services carrying their various Standards accompanied by local scout groups marching through the town centre.
The parade will deliver a march past with the Mayor and dignitaries taking the salute of Cadets and Veterans.
The parade will then assemble into formation and inspected by the Mayoral party on the dais.
The event will conclude with the raising of the Armed Forces Flag by Flt Lieutenant Bliss accompanied by the Rt Hon Mark Francois MP. Some words will be spoken about the current role of the Armed Forces and the significance of Armed Forces Day for both the military and civilian communities in Basildon.