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Armed Forces Day

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Armed forces day is a chance to show your support for the men and woman, who make up their 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 in june. There are physical and virtual events being held across the country;to mark this years armed forces day. Events may be effected due COVID-19 this year. Please make sure to contact the individual organisers near you, for further information

events near us!

  • Manchester- 1st peters square M2 3AE- 11.00am-4.00pm
  • Wigan borough- market place, wigan- 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Bolton-Victoria Square- BL1 IKU- 10:00am-4:00pm
why?

Showing support for the armed forces provides a much valued admirable boost, for the troops as well as their families. You can find out more about what they’re doing at home and around the world by visiting their official sites of The Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force.

who?

The Armed forces

The Armed Forces defend the UK and its interests. They are busy working all around the world promoting peace, delivering aid, tackling smugglers, providing security and fighting terrorism.

Veterans

A veteran is anyone who has served in HM Armed Forces at any time(Including national servicemen regulars and reserves).This day forces day celebrates their continued role within the military community.

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Reservists

Reservists give up their spare time to serve in the reserve forces, balancing their civilian life with a military career to ensure that, should their country require them , they would be ready to serve.

Cadets 

The cadets forces (sea cadets, army cadets, air cadets and the combined cadets) currently, support over 130,000 young people in more than 3000 locations across locations across the UK. Cadets learn life and career building skills as well as gaining vocational qualifications.

Charities 

Although armed forces day is not a charitable event, the armed forces have the support of several UK charities and many local events will offer opportunities to support them. to find out more about armed forces charities please see here. 

Use the hashtags #SaluteOurForces and #ArmedForcesDay when posting online to show your support towards the brave soldiers around the world.

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Here at luggie scooters we show our support to all of the forces that help protect our country.