The Governor of the Falklands Nigel Haywood told me that islanders do not feel threatened by Argentina and that the British military presence was "at exactly the right level".
The Falkland Islands occupy an odd place in the world and in history. The anniversary of the war that was fought over them is no different.
Services are held in Britain and Argentina to remember the fallen from the 74-day conflict of 1982.
A timeline of the 1982 conflict