Triple Amputee & veteran Andy Reid has agreed to open the 4th Annual Keighley Armed Forces Day on Sunday 18th June 2017 from 10:30am. This will be held at Marley Playing Fields, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD21 4DB.
There plans to be a Drumhead opening ceremony, 16th Lancers Display Troop, Military units, cadets units and many more to come.
We hope to see you there on the day.
More about Andy… Andy Reid has served for 15 years with 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment. He has now left the army after 2 years of rehabilitation after the severe injuries he received while serving in Sangin District, Afghanistan in October 2009. As a result of the explosion he lost both legs and his right arm. He is receiving on going treatment for his left arm, which was also damaged and is now fitted with a metal plate. He is also involved with The Soldiers Charity, meeting amazing and inspirational people who push themselves to their physical and mental limit to raise much-needed funds. Andy might be a triple amputee but he doesn’t let this stop him from living the life he loves.