Salute our FORCES

Ser­vice­men and ser­vice­women hon­oured at Armed Forces Day

North Wales Weekly News - - FRONT PAGE -

THOU­SANDS of peo­ple from across North Wales turned out to hon­our past and present ser­vice­men and women on Satur­day.

Peo­ple of all ages packed on to Eirias Park in Col­wyn Bay for this year’s North Wales Armed Forces Day.

Fly­pasts by the search and res­cue he­li­copter wowed the crowds, who also saw an im­pres­sive para­chute dis­play by the RAF Fal­cons.

The cel­e­bra­tion was held by Conwy County Bor­ough Coun­cil on be­half of six lo­cal author­i­ties in North Wales.

Pic­tures by Robert Parry-Jones

A mem­ber of the RAF Fal­cons para­chute dis­play team touches down

Petty Of­fi­cer Dale Bick­ford de­mon­strat­ing how to res­cue a ca­su­alty, with vol­un­teer eight-year-old Jack Gen­noe from Col­wyn Bay, with pi­lot Flt Lt Dar­ren Gor­man with Royal Navy He­li­copter, also in pic­ture are Wil­liam, Cal­lum and Troy

RAF Fal­cons Para­chute dis­play team sup­port the ‘Troop Cafe’

at Llan­dudno (be­low)

Wayne Green and Nick Small­wood from the North West Mil­i­tary Col­lec­tion re-en­act­ment, dressed in wartime USA 82nd Air­bourne Di­vi­sion uni­forms

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