Flag raising ceremony marks Armed Forces Week in Rutland

Soldiers from 2 Royal Anglian Regiment based at Kendrew Barracks raise the flag. EMN-140624-120626001

Soldiers from 2 Royal Anglian Regiment based at Kendrew Barracks raise the flag. EMN-140624-120626001

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Residents and dignitaries in Rutland turned out to show their support for the Armed Forces this week.

A flag raising ceremony was held outside Oakham Library on Monday to mark Armed Forces Week.

The event was organised by Rutland County Council, and the flag was raised by a team from 2 Royal Anglian Regiment based at Kendrew Barracks, as pictured above.

More than 1,000 serving military personnel are currently based in Rutland.

The flag will remain in position all this week.