Events have been taking place across the region to mark Armed Forces Day, a national celebration of the UK's Armed Forces.
In Carlisle a number of organisations including the Royal British Legion, Royal Air Force, Carlisle Gurkha and Nepalese Association and Cadet Units set up stalls and took part in displays.
Major Joseph Mark, the President of the Legion's Carlisle branch says it is an important day.
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