ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE

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Royal Navy Reservists carry out a wide variety of roles, both at sea and on shore, from seamanship and diving to medics and intelligence.  No prior naval experience or qualifications are required to join.  Those with certain specialist skills like medics and chaplains, are offered new ways to use their existing skills and in new environments.

As a member of the Royal Naval Reserve you could be giving vital logistical support to ships the landing of an amphibious task group.

To become a Royal Naval Reservist you need to be dedicated, ambitious and enthusiastic and you will become an indispensable part of the Armed Forces.  In return, the Royal Navy Reserve offers fantastic opportunities for adventure, travel, personal development and friendships.

HMS Sherwood is recruiting across the East Midlands.

To learn more about HMS Sherwood and find out about their latest recruiting events contact 0115 929 6373 or email navymr-sherwoodsm@mod.uk

More information about the Royal Naval Reserve can be found by visiting

www.royalnavy.mod.uk

As a member of the Royal Naval Reserve you could be giving vital logistical support to ships the landing of an amphibious task group. 

Seamen are responsible for protecting their ship.  They work closely with the Royal Marine Fleet Protection Group and are trained in close combat, how to use an assault rifle and general purpose machine gun.  Seamen also support the fleet at sea, helping to maintain the ship and driving and crewing fast rigid inflatable boats in all conditions.

Seamen are trained in close combat, how to use an assault rifle and general purpose machine gun. 

Based on shore at a Forward Logistics Site (FLS), Logisticians are responsible for making sure the Royal Navy and Royal Marines have everything they need to fulfil their mission.  The FLS uses helicopters, and they make sure spare parts, mail and people are in the right place at the right time.  This involves managing documentation and driving around dock areas and between military sites.

Logisticians are responsible for making sure the Royal Navy and Royal Marines have everything they need to fulfil their mission. 

The UK regularly works with other NATO and European Union countries.  They train and work on the computer systems that provide essential advice for Masters of merchant ships, ranging from shipping movements to safe navigational information in dangerous sea areas.

Maritime Trade Specialists train and work on the computer systems that provide essential advice for Masters of merchant ships. 

Mine Warfare Specialists work to make the seas safe for our warships and supply ships on exercise and operations.  After initial training at sea onboard a minesweeper, they join a Mine Counter Measures Tasking Authority, directing mine hunting and clearance operations, which is done from either ashore or afloat.

Mine Warfare Specialists direct mine hunting and clearance operations, which is done from either ashore or afloat. 

Submarine Operations Specialists have a demanding role.  They initially work in a shore HQ managing submarine communications, tasking and safety.  With more experience they then move on to work at sea as part of a Submarine Advisory Team, providing essential advice on how a submarine can best support a military commander’s task force of ships and aircraft.

Submarine Operations Specialists provide essential advice on how a submarine can best support a military commander’s task force of ships and aircraft.