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Petty Officer Jason Kingham Petty Officer Jake Jacobs Warrant Officer 1 Sean Jones   Col Jeff Moulton

JANUARY 17TH 2018

Naval reservists practice survival techniques

Around 30 Royal Naval Reservists took part in a Military Training Exercise within Chetwynd Barracks to hone their ‘green skills’. Individuals at the unit may specialise in different areas such as logistics, maritime trade or mine warfare but each have to continually develop their military skills to be in a position to react to incidents […]

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JANUARY 16TH 2018

Reservists ‘escape the room’

Members of the Wing came together to take part in an ‘Escape the Room’ challenge, which has become a popular activity in the last few years with four different companies offering such an experience just in Nottingham. After being split into three teams and locked into differently themed rooms they had to discover hidden objects […]

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Mercury Electronic Warfare Ltd Silver Award Presentation

JANUARY 16TH 2018

Sleaford business is presented with award for supporting Defence personnel

The presentation was made at the company’s office at Haverholme Park in Sleaford on 9 January where Managing Director Tim Stevens and Company Director Duncan Mckellar from Mercury Electronic Warfare Ltd received the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Award on behalf of their organisation. To qualify for a Silver Award, the company had signed […]

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JANUARY 15TH 2018

Weekend roundup – A flying start

Lincoln Royal Marine Cadets finished runners up in the Portsmouth Cup competition that was held at the Commando Training Centre, Lympstone over the weekend. Now Lincoln are not only the top Sea Cadet Detachment after winning the Gibraltar Cup earlier this year they are also the second best Royal Marine Cadet Detachment in the country. […]

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The Covenant signatories

JANUARY 11TH 2018

Northamptonshire businesses sign Armed Forces Covenant

Deanshanger Parish Councillor and owner of Wright Logistic Services Ltd, Jim Wright organised the group signing and was keen to encourage as many local businesses as possible to get involved. The organisations that signed the covenant were; Wright Logistic Services Ltd, The Beehive Public House, Maple (SHEQ) Management Services Ltd, Advance Logistic Support, LC Hedging […]

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JANUARY 11TH 2018

Weekend roundup – Getting out and about in the New Year

209 (West Bridgford) Squadron, RAF Air Cadets have had a bumper weekend with some of their cadets and adult volunteers taking part in a development weekend and others getting the chance to take off and fly. The development weekend was organised by Cadet Flight Sergeant Rebekah Oldknow for both senior cadets and Non Commissioned Officers […]

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JANUARY 9TH 2018

Derby cadets presented with Gold Awards

In order to achieve their Gold Awards the cadets needed to undertake a four day expedition, as well as develop a skill, a hobby and hold a voluntary role for at least 12 months. Captain Jon Lang, the adult volunteer responsible for overseeing the Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards at Derbyshire ACF, explained:  “Cadets take part […]

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JANUARY 9TH 2018

US Exchange just one of the many reservist opportunities

Major Lindsay Baigent has served with 212 Field Hospital for the entirety of her military career, a role like this allows her to develop professionally in both settings and she has taken part in a number of different courses that have broadened her nursing and medical experience. The Military Reserve Exchange Programme provides an opportunity […]

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All of the HMS Sherwood Award Winners

DECEMBER 20TH 2017

Army and Navy reservists host joint carol service and awards ceremony

Over 100 reservists and their families attended the ceremony where annual awards were presented to attendees. The Army Reserve’s 350 Field Squadron which is part of 33 Engineer Regiment (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) presented the inaugural Sapper of The Year to Sapper Elizabeth Ahmed for her dedication, outstanding performance and impeccable bearing. HMS Sherwood which is […]

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The Reservist

DECEMBER 19TH 2017

The Reservist Magazine available online now

There is a story about 222 Medical Squadron who participated in a study that tracked the movements of the American Army’s 36th (Texas) Infantry during their 1943 operation in Italy. As well as this there is the exciting story of Captain Richard Harvey who after being on deployment in Cyprus decided he would ride his […]

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