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The Armed Forces community is a national network of people of all ages and backgrounds who support and campaign for serving and ex-Service personnel and their families. The Royal British Legion is open to everyone and there are many ways you can make a difference to the lives of serving and ex-serving men and women by joining us. Click here to find out more about full Legion membership.

But there are other ways to get involved if you're still serving, are under-16 or musically gifted. Read more below.

For those still serving

Group of Service personnelFor current serving members of the UK Armed Forces we offer a FREE Military Membership package which provides you with up to date information on the Legion and some fantastic offers.

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Service Leavers

TransitionIf you have left the UK Armed Forces within the last year we'd love to be able to keep you informed of the many ways that the Legion participates with and assists you and your

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Young people

Young people helped launch Manchester Poppy Day in 2013Young people play an important role in the Legion community.

If you are between 12 and 16 years old you can join as a youth member and get involved in a range of activities to support us. These include fundraising, bands, affiliated groups and being a youth standard bearer.

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The Royal British Legion Bands

bandsThere are over 50 Royal British Legion military bands who perform at concerts and events across the country providing a unique musical experience. Our Central Band performs at the Festival of Remembrance in the Albert Hall and at other national occassions. Legion bands are available for hire in your local area and we welcome applications from budding musicians of all ages to join our bands.

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