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Armed Forces Day was established in 2009, to provide an opportunity for the public to show their support for the Armed Forces, veterans, reservists and cadets. The host town for the 2018 national event is Llandudno, Wales. This briefing summarises: the background to Armed Forces Day; the events planned to take place at the national event in Llandudno; criticism of Armed Forces Day; and UK armed forces statistics.

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