The Armed Forces Day Flag is being raised in Nottingham today, ahead of national celebrations taking place in the city this weekend.
The launch event will see four Servicemen parachute into the park in front of Wollaton Hall at around 11:50am.
Three servicemen will carry the Service flags (Royal Navy, RAF and Army), whilst the fourth will have the Armed Forces Day Flag.
A photo collection of today's Armed Forces Day parade in Nottingham.
More than 60,000 people are expected to turn out to salute the Armed Forces today as Nottingham steps into the national spotlight.
Many events are taking place across the UK to commemorate Armed Forces Day on Saturday June 29. Here is a list of events in the Midlands.