Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.
Showing support for the Armed Forces provides a much valued morale boost for the troops and their families. The public show their support for the Armed Forces on Armed Forces Day.
The UK Armed Forces defend the UK and its interests. They are busy working around the world, promoting peace, delivering aid, tackling drug smugglers, providing security and fighting terrorism.
Beginning at 8am on Wednesday 16 December 1914 two German
battleships, Derfflinger and Von der Tann, bombarded the undefended Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough for about half an hour. Read more...