Hemel flies the flag for troops

12-576   RAF Halton at Dacorum Civic Centre, Hemel Hempstead.'Peter Mills of the Civic Centre hoists the flag.
12-576 RAF Halton at Dacorum Civic Centre, Hemel Hempstead.'Peter Mills of the Civic Centre hoists the flag.

HEMEL Hempstead is flying the flag for our troops ahead of Armed Forces Day.

Dignitaries, along with airmen from RAF Halton and members from the Royal British Legion turned out to see the specially designed flag raised outside the Civic Centre at 10.30am today (Monday).

Dacorum mayor Bert Chapman said: “We recognise the tremendous contribution that our Armed Forces make in defending our country.”

Armed Forces Day is on Saturday and invites the British public to show its support for the military community.