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Armed Forces Day marked in the North East

Armed Forces Day is being commemorated around the North East of England. Are you doing anything to mark the day? Let us know via our Facebook page.

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Images of Armed Forces Day

Hundreds of people are marking Armed Forces Day. Events are being held across the region, including in York, Hartlepool and Redcar.

In Newcastle, veterans, serving personnel and cadets are spending the day in Old Eldon Square.

The day began with a service of remembrance, but this is also an important opportunity for personnel to meet the public and thank them for their support.

The day began with a service of remembrance Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
A silence was observed by those present at the ceremony Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Regimental standards on display Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
Cadets joined the service Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
This is a day of celebration for the armed forces Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
A chance to meet the public Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

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