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Rugby For Heroes Release Video Campaign To Thank Military

Nick Knowles and Mike Tindall are involved in the project.

Rugby For Heroes have released a video campaign to thank the forces as UK military personnel continue to help deal with coronavirus pandemic.

The charity has called for the public to support the project on social media.

Charity patrons Nick Knowles and Mike Tindall both feature in the video, urging people to support the military on social media.

"It's a very strange time we are in right now so I want everyone to stay safe," said Mike Tindall.

"I want the NHS workers to keep doing what you are doing. Keep fighting the good fight and hopefully we can get everything you need to be able to do that.

"Also, to our military, keep doing what you are doing. You are all doing a fantastic job and help keeping us safe."

Nick Knowles is a big supporter of the Armed Forces and added his own message of support.

"They're quietly getting on with doing the job that we need them to do without getting the hoo-ha that they should," he said.

"There's so many things that the military are doing for us without us knowing.

"I just wanted to thank all of them and all of the the NHS.

"You are all doing an amazing job and we will get to the other side of this."

Rugby For Heroes have been involved with the recent UKAF Rugby Union Remembrance matches.

Ambassadors Amy Williams, an Olympic gold medallist, and Julian Lewis Jones, an actor, were also involved in the video.

Williams said: "To the British military who are behind the scenes doing everything they can, delivering equipment and keeping busy with all the Nightingale hospitals across the country. 

"Thank you to all of you."

Lewis Jones also said: "A big shout out to the military as well.

"Where would we be without the NHS and our military?"

You can also get involved in the campaign with a social media message that includes the hashtag #thanktheforces.