Armed Forces Season

Clockwise from top left: Army vehicle on patrol in Afghanistan, Red Arrow in flight (© Crown Copyright), Spitfire, HMS Kent (© Crown Copyright)

On Saturday 26 June 2010 Cardiff played host to the second 'Armed Forces Day' national event - and it was certainly a day to remember.

BBC Radio Wales was there as the military parade travelled through the centre of the city from Cardiff Castle and arrived at Cardiff Bay for a Drum Head Service, in the presence of HRH the Prince of Wales, honouring the contributions of the men and women of the Armed Forces in conflicts past and present.

Plus, in the days leading up to the event, we brought you a series of special features, programmes and outside broadcasts.

On this site you can find highlights from our Armed Forces Season coverage, with photos, audio clips, links to programmes and much more.


The Drumhead Service outside the Wales Millennium Centre

Armed Forces Day Highlights

Audio highlights of Radio Wales' coverage of Armed Forces Day.

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Armed Forces Day Gallery

Pictures taken during the Armed Forces Parade and Service.

Rhod and Korkey

Rhod Gilbert

Pictures from Rhod Gilbert's Show in Cardiff Bay.

BBC drama studio, Swansea, after the bombing

Swansea in the Blitz

Mal Pope takes an emotional journey through Swansea's wartime devastation.

Roy Noble

Roy at the National Waterfront Museum

Pictures from Roy's programme remembering Swansea in the Blitz.

Image from the BBC Two drama 'Dunkirk'

Memories of Dunkirk

Audio clips of Dunkirk veterans recalling their time in France.

Danny Simpson in Korea

Korea Remembered

Audio excerpts from 'Korea Remembered'

Korean veterans at the Imperial War Museum in London

Korea Photos

Pictures taken during the recording of 'Korea Remembered'.

Louise behind the microphone in Germany

Louise in Germany

The morning show visits Sennelager Barracks in Germany.


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