Armed Forces Day is one of the UK’s most important annual events. It’s a day to celebrate and thank the military community for everything that they do to keep us safe. This year this national event will be hosted by Falmouth in Cornwall.
Falmouth will be the centrepiece for the country’s celebrations (June 24 & June 25), with more Armed Forces Day events taking place around the world.
Visitors can expect to see aerobatic displays from the Red Arrows and the precision and agility of military helicopter display teams. There will be parades. Tanks and military vehicles on show, the opportunity to tour naval ships and a spectacular fireworks display.
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Cllr Louis Gardner, Portfolio Holder for the Economy said: “As a veteran myself I’m incredibly proud that Armed Forces Day, is taking place in Cornwall” he said. “Cornwall has always had a strong connection to the Armed Forces and it’s an honour to host this national event and thank the military on behalf of the country.
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Leader of Cornwall Council, Cllr Linda Taylor said: “Armed Forces Day is a chance to come together to celebrate and salute the men and women who work tirelessly to keep us safe. We also want to pay tribute to the families and friends who support them. The military do some really difficult jobs, and this is our opportunity to say a very big thank you to them and the Armed Forces Community at large.”