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 .

Armed Forces Day takes place on the last Saturday each June and this year it will be on Saturday 26th June .The celebrations began on Monday 21st June when the Armed Forces Day flag was  raised on buildings and famous landmarks around the country . Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire Lady Haughey CBE was present at  the flag raising ceremony hosted by Provost Jean Jones of North Lanarkshire Council at the Council Headquarters in Motherwell on Monday with attendance limited due to Covid restrictions . A similar flag raising ceremony was  also organised by  South Lanarkshire Council .

There are many ways for people , communities and organisations across the country to show their support and get involved in this year’s Armed Forces Day and  more details  can be found at :  – Get Involved



Posted by Gavin Whitefield