Saturday 30 June 2018

Armed Forces Day

4 Upcoming events

30–30 June 2018

PromotiPng Awareness of Organ Donation at an Armed Forces event.

The event celebrates the work of the British armed forces past, present and this is a wonderful opportunity to speak to people undecided about organ donation . Specialist Nurses from Mid Yorkshire Hospital will be there (job permitting) to answer all concerns, as well as myself, a recipient of a…

30 June 2018


Daytime events linking the Isle of Purbeck with the Armed Forces. Evening entertainment at The Legion, High Street, Swanage.

1 July 2018

Southampton Armed Forces Day Parade

Southampton has a long military history and 2018 is the centenary year of the Royal Air Force, 100 years since the end of WW1 and the 10th anniversary of Armed Forces Day. There will be a parade and static displays to celebrate, support and thank our Armed Forces personnel. The…

23–24 June 2018

Blue Flash Hadrian’s Challenge Armed Forces Lunch in the Park 2018

A joint forces trek across Hadrian's Wall in 24 hours. Participants include serving, reserves, public and private sector. Limbless, disabled and families will engage to demonstrate across the North of England and South of Scotland their collective support. Teams will complete this trek and meet a very large group of…

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Armed Forces Day shared Royal Air Force's Where Are The Poppies Now. ...

“It’s a stark reminder, to all generations from young to old, about the sacrifices the country has made.” Professor Kate Williams spoke to Alice Tierney, who is a serving member of the RAF, about her poppies and the importance they hold within her family. Kate was visiting #WeepingWindow, on display at Hereford Cathedral until 29 April. #WhereAreThePoppiesNow - See the Tower Poppies reunited on the digital map of the world. Plant your poppy and share your story -

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Armed Forces Day shared HM Naval Base Devonport's post. ...

Ten marathons in ten days for charity in memory of his sister-in-law: Devonport’s Captain of the Base Colonel Simon Chapman pictured starting his amazing test of mental and physical stamina from the Base. Today Simon is starting his fourth marathon today - from RNAS Yeovilton and finishing at Sturminster Marshall near Blandford in Dorset. He is aiming to run a total of 240 miles - finishing in London on Sunday where he will run the London Marathon as his final leg. He had already raised a fantastic £6,000 with the support of the staff of HMS Drake making donations and staging charity events. The funds will go to the Brain Tumour Charity and Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity. The Royal Marine explained: “It is ten years since my sister-in-law Susanna lost her brave battle with a brain tumour and I thought this would be a fitting way to raise fresh funds for the Brain Tumour Charity.” Please donate to: Search for ‘Simon Chapman Running 10 marathons in 10 days’ @BrainTumourOrg. @Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity. #LondonMarathon2018. #RoyalMarines

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Armed Forces Day shared British Army's Cavalry Regiment jewel unveiled. ...

Rare cavalry jewel revealed on BBC's Antiques Roadshow. 'B' Squadron of the Royal Yeomanry brought the Faberge flower to the Antiques Roadshow. The previous estimation had been around £50,000, but yesterday's valuation was a surprise for the gathering crowd.

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