30 Jun '15, 10am

#ICYMI Thousands celebrated Armed Forces Day across the UK

#ICYMI Thousands celebrated Armed Forces Day across the UK

People up and down the country have been celebrating the men and women of the Armed Forces, past and present, for Armed Forces Day. Marking its 7th year, events have ranged from large scale parades to simple community events, but the main focus of attention was at the National Event in Guildford, attended by His Royal Highness The Duke of York. Prime Minister David Cameron, who was at the celebrations in Guildford, said: “Today, we celebrate our brave servicemen and women who work so hard to keep our country safe. It’s only right that once they leave the Forces, we give them the support they need to find a job. “We also have a responsibility to our reservists and the families of our military personnel for the sacrifices they make. So for the first time we will help them to find work too. And today we are also calling on the private sector to play its part – by signing up t...

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