Uniform to Work Day

Each year, the Swedish Armed Forces Home Guard celebrates Uniform to Work Day.

Uniform på jobbet dagen
Erik Lewin is a university professor of materials chemistry at Uppsala University and a Home Guard soldier. Photo: Staffan Claesson/Tidningen Hemvärnet

This year, Uniform to Work Day was held on 2 September. It is the day when Home Guard soldiers are allowed to wear their uniforms at work and in other suitable activities. The purpose of the day is to draw attention to and generate interest in the Home Guard.