HELLO. WE ARE EAST MIDLANDS RFCA


East Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadets Association (RFCA) helps to promote and support the Reserve Forces and Cadets across the region. The RFCA also facilitates the management of the Reserve and Cadet estate.

 

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WHAT'S GOING ON IN THE EAST MIDLANDS?

JANUARY 22ND 2020

Exercise Iron Wolf supports Reserves front line training
Ex Iron Wolf troops shooting

More than 100 Reservists from C Company 4 Mercian, based in Bulwell, took part in a NATO exercise in Lithuania late last year.

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Rafting

JANUARY 10TH 2020

Financial support available from Ulysses Trust for Cadets and Reserves

The Ulysses Trust exists to provide support to the UK’s Reserves and Cadets to undertake adventurous activities and expeditions in the UK and worldwide.  This support includes both practical advice and financial help.

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DECEMBER 19TH 2019

Courageous Nottingham Cadet receives special award

A 13 year old Sea Cadet from Calverton, Nottingham, has received a Royal Humane Society Resuscitation Certificate for his efforts to save the life of an elderly man.

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NOVEMBER 26TH 2019

Local employers set a shining example with Silver Awards

Twenty two public and private sector businesses from across the East Midlands were presented with Silver Awards in the Employer Recognition Scheme awards at a black-tie event in Leicester last week.  The awards are part of the Armed Forces Covenant scheme.

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NOVEMBER 21ST 2019

New Warrant Officer flying high at Heanor Gate CCF
Presentation to WO Hathaway

A brand new Warrant Officer position was announced at the Biennial Review at Heanor Gate Science College Combined Cadet Force.

 

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High Sheriff Inspecting Private Dave Upton
Oakham Medical practice collecting their Award
Leicestershire Community Health Services NHS Trust collecting their award
Stained glass window in Westminster Hall
Rutland County Council sent
Winston Chrurchill visited the bunker in August 1940
They needed to get through the cargo net quickly as a team.
Marsh Medical Practice in Louth was one of several NHS winners
Reserves were there to asses and help the teams
They needed to help each other through the tasks
Lunch at the RAF Club in Picadilly
Balancing carefully to get across the obstacle
Sion Roberts of Eagle Eye Innovations
Major Llloyd Hankins speaking with one of the participants
Teams needed to work together to navigate the obstacles
Some of the tasks had ropes which would allow the participants to wing across an obstacle
Lunch was served at the members only RAF club
Engagement Director, John Wilson at the RAF Club in Piccadilly
ReACon intelligence sent their Managing Director to collect the Award
Inside the Battle of Britain Bunker
CEO Carl Hughes of Hughes Driver Training
The awards took place in Beaumanor Hall in Leicestershire
J.Tomlinson collecting their Award
Representatives from Lindum Group collecting the Award
Teams needed to make sure the route was safe for others
Award winners from Nottinghamshire
Spitfire single seat fighter aircraft
The command task area has a variety of obstacle based challenges
Cllr Hilary Fryer and Chris Traill representing Charnwood Borough Council
Pattonair being presented with the Silver Award at their offices
Hurricane Fighter aircraft

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