Ben Wallace MP attending the Platinum Jubilee Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral in London 030622 CREDIT MOD Crown Copyright
The Defence Secretary attended the Platinum Jubilee Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral in London earlier this week (Picture: MOD/Crown Copyright).
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Platinum Jubilee: Ben Wallace 'proud' of Armed Forces' contribution

The Defence Secretary praised the efforts made by members of the Armed Forces during the Jubilee celebrations.

Ben Wallace MP attending the Platinum Jubilee Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral in London 030622 CREDIT MOD Crown Copyright
The Defence Secretary attended the Platinum Jubilee Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral in London earlier this week (Picture: MOD/Crown Copyright).

Ben Wallace said he is "proud" of the "many contributions" made by the Armed Forces over the Jubilee weekend.

In a message shared on Twitter, the Defence Secretary also praised servicemen and women’s work dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, the situation in Afghanistan and the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

"They demonstrate the best of British and kept us safe for which we should all be thankful," he said.

Mr Wallace added that, as a former member of the Armed Forces who served during the reign of Her Majesty The Queen, the monarch’s leadership has been "a vital constant and inspiration".