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Preperations in Place for Armed Forces Weekend in Weymouth

1st Battalion The Rifles Homecoming

7:40am 20th June 2012

Hundreds of soldiers are polishing their medals and shining their boots in preparation for this weekends Armed Forces Day in Weymouth.

The annual celebration is extra special this year as the Borough recognises the 100th anniversary of the Royal Engineer Association

An historic military vehicle display kicks things off on Saturday from the Pavilion Forecourt at 10am-1pm, and Castledown, Portland 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Veterans Rendezvous (10am - noon)
Beach Assault and Bridge Building (noon)
Ex-Service Association awareness and fundraising stalls (all day on Weymouth Esplanade)
Hurricane Flypast (TBC)
AJ Big Dance Band - Pavilion Ocean Room

Sunday 24th June
Open Air Church Service, Parade and Vehicle Convoy (11am)
Band Performances (from 1pm)
Historic Military Vehicle Static Display (from 1pm)
Ex-Service Association awareness and fundraising stalls (all day on Weymouth Esplanade)
Photographic Display of Parade (from 3.30pm)

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