Armed Forces Day: Personnel march through Cardiff
28 June 2014 Last updated at 16:33 BST
More than 800 service personnel, cadets and veterans have marched through central Cardiff to end a week of celebrations for Armed Forces Day.
First Minister Carwyn Jones paid tribute at a special service in Coopers Field following the parade.
Guests from the Dutch city of 's-Hertogenbosch thanked Mr Jones for the sacrifice of Welsh soldiers who liberated the city in 1944.
Abergavenny, Swansea, Bridgend, Pembroke and Wrexham also held events.
Former soldier Ken Harries and then 's-Hertogenbosch mayor Ton Rombouts spoke to reporter Natasha Llewellyn.