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Armed Forces Day 27 June.

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What is it?

The first Armed Forces Day is 27 June 2009, and is an opportunity for the nation to show our support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community

Find an event

Celebrations will be held in towns and cities across the country

Join the festivities and find an event near you


National event 2009

Chatham to host exciting national event

Chatham has been selected as the host of the first Armed Forces Day national event →

Armed Forces Day

Honouring our Armed Forces and Veterans

Raising awareness of the past and continuing contributions of the Armed Forces →

Get involved

Find out how you can take part and help spread the word about Armed Forces Day. Show your support and get involved

Raising the Flag

Raise a flag - either online or offline - and show your support for our Armed Forces

Find out how to send personalised messages of support


Children’s competition

Picture Your Hero competition

Win a VIP day out with the Royal Navy for you and a friend


Support us

There are lots of ways you can show your support

From joining our Facebook group to hosting your own event, find out fun ways to get involved


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Keep up to date with all the latest Armed Forces Day news and events

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Download your Armed Forces Day flag and show your support for our Armed Forces