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Residents encouraged to mark Armed Forces Day

Tue, 31 May 2016


Island residents are being encouraged to celebrate this year's Armed Forces Day. 
 
It will take place on June 25th and shows support and appreciation to those who have served and who continue to do so. 
 
Serving men and women will join veterans as they parade on Douglas Promenade - they'll also be joined by the cadets and five of the Island's secondary schools. 
 
This will be followed by a service in the Villa Marina and an afternoon tea event.
 
The Island has been marking the day for nine years - Brigadier Norman Butler explains why it's so important:

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