Military tradition to make comeback at Armed Forces Day in Banbury

Members of the Royal British legion riders branch stop off in Queen's Square

More than 300 other events will take place around the world as part of the celebrations.

Armed Forces Day "is a chance to show support to those who make the up the Armed Forces community - including service families & veterans", Buckingham Palace wrote on Twitter after sharing photos of Queen Elizabeth II meeting with military members.

He said ministers were "working hard" to help veterans on issues such as healthcare, housing and education.

Today is the second day of the Sunderland Armed Forces weekend, and after yesterdays concert, it has some competition.

"I am proud to be attending the Armed Forces Day celebrations in the great city of Liverpool this year, joining thousands of people in expressing our gratitude to the men and women who do so much to preserve our freedom".

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Tajuddin doubled Malaysia's lead in the very next minute when he fired home from another penalty corner. Malaysia doubled the advantage via Tengku Tajuddin with another penalty corner in the 20th minute.

"I am pleased that this group, chaired by Mark Bibbey of Poppyscotland, is getting to grips with this agenda and look forward to seeing it drive forward action in coming months". Holding a day in their honour provides us with an opportunity to do all we can to thank them for all they do to keep us safe.

The Armed Forces flag was also flying above Leeds Town Hall and Leeds Civic Hall.

Kevin Gray MM, CEO, Royal British Legion Scotland (Legion Scotland), said: "As Scotland's largest ex-Service membership charity, providing essential wellbeing and befriending services to veterans whether they left service yesterday or 50 years ago, we know just how important Armed Forces Day is".

Theresa May attended the national event along with the Earl of Wessex, representing the Queen, and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon.

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