News story

090/2012 - Members of the Armed Forces train to raise the flags at London 2012

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Service personnel from the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force will be raising flags at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Individuals from all three services will take on the role of flag bearers for more than 100 Team Welcome and 805 Victory Ceremonies, and training for this prestigious honour is currently taking place at HMS Collingwood in Fareham, Hampshire.