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Thousands enjoy the Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Armed Forces Day 2017

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Armed Forces Day 2017 – Flag lowering.

Thousands of people turned out to enjoy the Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Armed Forces Day which was held at Aylesbury Rugby Club on Saturday 17th June 2017.

The sun shone on a packed day of entertainment and celebration with members of the armed forces and their families as well as local residents.

Armed Forces Day 2017 – Buckinghamshire County Council Chairman Tricia Birchley with Mayor of Milton Keynes, David Hopkins.

Highlights of the day included a fly-past by the world famous Red Arrows, a breath-taking air display, live music and other entertainment.

Armed Forces Day 2017 – Red Arrows flypast.

Sadly the world record swing dance attempt was failed to set a new record however over three hundred people took part and enjoyed themselves in trying.

Armed Forces Day 2017 – Swing dance record attempt with the Jive Aces.

Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher, Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire said: ‘It’s been a truly fantastic weekend of entertainment and celebration for our Armed Forces. Thank you to everyone who came along and all those who helped make the event the great success that it was.

Armed Forces Day 2017 – Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire Sir Henry Aubrey-Fletcher with 93 year old Pacific Star veteran Len Ridley.

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