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Armed Forces Day Saturday 27 June

What?

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. There are many ways for people, communities and organisations across the country to show their support and get involved.
 

When?

Armed Forces Day takes place on the last Saturday each June.  In 2020, it will take place on Saturday 27 June. 
Armed Forces Day celebrations begin on Monday 22 June when the Armed Forces Day flag is raised on buildings and famous landmarks around the country.
Reserves Day will also provide an opportunity for the country to recognise our Reserve Forces.
 

Where?

Unfortunately due to the coronavirus outbreak, this years Armed Forces Day National Event hosted by Scarborough Borough Council has been cancelled. Find out how you can still show your support on Saturday 27 June.
Other events may be affected by COVID-19. Please contact the individual event organisers, using the contact details provided, for further information on specific events.
 

Why?

Showing support for the Armed Forces provides a much valued morale boost for the troops and their families. You can find out more about what they are doing at home and around the world by visiting the official sites of the Royal NavyBritish Army and Royal Air Force.
The public show their support for the Armed Forces on Armed Forces Day, but did you know the Armed Forces Covenant outlines how the Government, businesses and communities support Armed Forces personnel past and present throughout the year? Find out more here.

 

Read more about Armed Forces Day here