Armed Forces Day is being celebrated around the region today as communities show their support for our servicemen. In Lawrence Weston in Bristol a community party being held with local cadets being celebrated.
Schools, clubs and local businesses will be joining the event and helping to raise money for Help for Heroes.
The British Armed Forces flag is being raised outside Deane House in Taunton this morning. Other towns and cities in the region are following suit ahead of Armed Forces Week, which recognises the work and sacrifice of servicemen and women.