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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3 Things You Don’t Want To Miss In Guildford Saturday 27 June

If you head down to Guildford on Saturday you’re in for an Armed Forces Day surprise! Around 60,000 people will take part in a fun day of military displays, live music and entertainment. As Matt Furniss, Lead Councillor for Armed Forces Day, said: “The Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force have pulled out all […]

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Armed Forces Day Around the UK

With only a few days until Armed Forces Day we take a look at a handful of events going on across the UK this Saturday (27 June)! If you’re wondering what to do, keep reading…. Ballmoney, Ulster (22-26 June) is celebrating Armed Forces Day through the years with a week-long exhibition of military history! To […]

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#SaluteOurForces and win a FA cup football signed by Gary Lineker!

Football legend and Match of the Day host Gary Lineker has joined our campaign to #SaluteOurForces, signing a football to be won by one lucky “saluter”! On a recent visit to the Defence Military Rehabilitation Centre Headley Court, Gary took a moment to salute his support for our Servicemen and women and help us encourage […]

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Two Weeks to go until Armed Forces Day

There’s just under two weeks to go until Armed Forces Day 2015 on Saturday 27 June! Armed Forces Day has been marked with events large and small throughout the UK since the first Armed Forces Day in 2009, and 2015 is no exception. To help communities host their own events the Ministry of Defence has this year awarded […]

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FA Cup final duties for Armed Forces personnel

Saturday’s FA Cup final between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Wembley was a big occasion for five lucky Servicemen and women. They carried out a variety of ceremonial duties during the match, which saw Arsenal lift the cup after a dominant 4-0 win. Sergeant Adam Fowler (Royal Marines), Chief Petty Officer Samantha Covey (Royal Navy), […]

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