The region marks Armed Forces Day 2017

People across the region have been paying tribute to our armed services and the work they do. Flags have been raised and events have been organised to mark Armed Forces Day.

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Armed Forces Day marked with special events

The sacrifices made by our military servicemen and women have been marked with dozens of events across the South East today.

One of the biggest gatherings for Armed Forces Day was in Medway, Kent, where thousands of people gathered to pay tribute to serving military personnel, veterans and cadets. John Ryall reports.

The interviewees are Cllr Alan Jarrett Leader, Medway Council; Richard Bardsley, a Veteran; and Robin Green, a Veteran.

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