Thousands of people flocked to Scarborough today for a spectacular tribute to our men and women in uniform.
The town was packed to bursting point with the Foreshore a hive of activity and chip shops and ice cream venders serving queues stretching more than 20 people deep.
The day started with a Freedom Parade by the Yorkshire Regiment and later saw jaw-dropping displays by a Vulcan bomber and the RAF Sea King.
Compare for the day Nick Taylor thanked those who had come to show their support as the day rounded off with a presentation of the Armed Forces Day flag before a service of Thanksgiving and three cheers for the armed forces was called by Town Crier Alan Booth MBE. On Saturday night a special armed forces-themed Last Night of the Proms style show, featuring Aled Jones and the York Military Wives Choir, will be taking place at the Open Air Theatre.