Number 10 Downing Street is flying a flag to suport National Armed Forces Day this Saturday.
Nottingham is at the centre of national celebrations taking places this weekend.
Earlier the flag was raised at Wollaton Hall in the city.
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.