East Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadets Association (RFCA) supports both Reserve Forces and Cadet organisations throughout the region. The RFCA also facilitates the management of both the Reserve and Cadet estate.
MAY 21ST 2015Golf day is a success in Erewash
14 teams of four Reservists and employers teed-off at Erewash Valley Golf Club in Derbyshire as part of the Defence employer engagement programme.
Reservists are men and women who give up their spare time to train with the military for which they are paid, and can receive an annual bounty. They develop a broad range of skills through their military training…Read the full story →
MAY 20TH 2015Works start to develop at Clare Street Army Reserve Centre
East Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadets Association (RFCA) are leading the renovation project that includes the centre getting a new…Read the full story →
MAY 18TH 2015Derby Air Cadets Drill Team perform at RAF Wittering
The event, which took place on the evening of Thursday 14 May 2015, also saw the Cadets perform to an…Read the full story →
FEATURE ARTICLENottinghamshire-based student joins HMS Sherwood
Jemma Griffiths, aged 22 from Lenton in Nottingham, expressed an interest in becoming a Reservist at one of HMS Sherwood’s recruitment events.
As a member of the RNR individuals have the chance to develop new skills, meet new people, advance their leadership knowledge and personal confidence as well as having opportunities to travel and take part in adventurous training exercises such…
FEATURE ARTICLEAir Cadet Commandant visits former school
Air Commodore McCafferty, who attended Southfield School for Girls in Kettering between 1976 and 1982, gave an assembly for up to 400 pupils focusing on her life and career in the RAF, as well as her role as Commandant of the Air Cadet Organisation.
The visit came after a student contacted the Commandant via social media, and saw her give an…
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