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Challenge Anneka Team - Visit Luton

The Luton & District Armed Forces & Veterans Breakfast Club were invited by the Challenge Anneka team, to get involved with a challenge they had been set here in Luton for the Luton Sea and Royal Marine Cadets, the Challenge was to come up with a design, a name and also an understanding about what Medals stand for, as well as striking a special medal that would be awarded to one of the Cadets for an outstanding achievement in the previous 12 months.

Littlehampton veterans pledge their allegiance to the King

Members of the Littlehampton Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club met as usual on Saturday, September 10, but with the specific purpose in mind. The club wanted to pay tribute to the Queen and at the same time show its support for the new King. Ian Neville, chair of Littlehampton AFVBC, said: “The members met as usual but with a different purpose. On the day, a poem was read out, followed by The Last Post in memory of the late Queen, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Elizabeth II has sadley passed

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.

Her family gathered at her Scottish estate after concerns grew about her health earlier on Thursday.

The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change.

With her death, her eldest son Charles, the former Prince of Wales, will lead the country in mourning as the new King and head of state for 14 Commonwealth realms.

Other Team Members

Elaine Forman
Hatfield & Welwyn G.C. AFVBC, Admin
Andy Milne
Luton & District, Admin
Sharon Mansfield
Oundle AFVBC, Admin
Yvonne Parsons
Swindon AFVBC, Admin