35th anniversary parade - Airborne Forces Falklands’
Veterans Aldershot on Sunday 18th June 2017
Outline timings: Saturday: own arrangements in/around Aldershot
Sunday: 1000-1030 gather at Falklands' Plot in Aldershot Military Cemetery (Tea & wads available from 0930)
1100 take positions
1130 - 1215 Drumhead service (for those who would rather stay in Aldershot, there will be a large screen, real-time screening of the service on a big screen in Princes Gardens - opp the Traff')
1300 Form up Willems Park. Order of March: PARA Band, No 1 Guard - Colours and Marching troops from 2 & 3 PARA: No 2 Guard - Falklands' Veterans. No 3 Guard - Misc Standards, PRA etc
1330 - Parade steps off 1350 -
Parade ends at steps of Princes Hall
Reception for VIP, NOK, hosts etc in Princes Hall
Reception in Princes Gardens - beer tent, large screen etc
1600 Reception and event Ends
Dress: Berets, medals, ties, jackets.
The parade would be incomplete without veterans from the Royal Regiment. There was a good turnout in 2012, led by the, then, MGO – Bill Moore - (mingling in the ranks). It would be terrific to see so many chaps – or more – on parade on this occasion, too.