Armed Forces Day 2016

Armed Forces Day is your chance to show your support for our Armed Forces. The national event is in Cleethorpes with local and regional events being held all around the country.

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The national event will be hosted by Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire. 

For the official programme of events including finding an event near you, visit

If you wish to buy a flag to show your support for Armed Forces Day, please visit the online store.

Here are 5 simple ways you can help to promote the day:

  1. Via the AFD Facebook page
  2. Via the AFD Twitter feed
  3. Add an AFD Twibbon to your Facebook or Twitter profile
  4. Promote the AFD YouTube channel
  5. Promote the Armed Forces Day website -

And there will be a full programme of activities to commemorate and celebrate Armed Forces Day at the National Memorial Arboretum - visit for details.

View the 2015 AFD video below. 

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