2021 Armed Forces Day officially known as veterans day uk, is a chance to show your support and pay tribute for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets of the united kingdom.
Armed Forces Day (Veterans Day UK)
There are multiple ways for people, communities and organizations across the country to show up their support and get involved, from attending an event or joining us online to throwing a party or local event.
Armed Forces Day takes place on Saturday 26 June. The National Event 2021 will be observed in Scarborough, while local events will also take place across the country.
To mark Armed Forces Day, Defence Secretary, Ben Wallace said:
“The last year has been a busy one for our servicemen and servicewomen of the UK Armed Forces. Their professionalism, commitment and versatility have rarely been more evident than during the pandemic.
“The Armed Forces community cannot celebrate in person this year, so we are doing our best to show you through social media who our people are, what they do, and how you can show your support.”
CELEBRATE OUR FORCES!
Here are just a few ideas for how to celebrate Armed Forces Day today:
- Host a virtual celebration with friends and family via video chat. the thing here to must remember to share your photos with us by using #ArmedForcesDay on your posts.
- #SaluteOurForces is a simple way for anyone to pay tribute to the British Armed Forces community for their hard work, dedication and efforts to and keep us safe in the UK and across the globe.
- If you know someone from your family or friends list in the Armed Forces community whether they’re currently serving or a veteran, you could send them a message or give them a call to show your support.