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?

OCTOBER 15TH 2019

Junior managers learn about Army Leadership
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The next generation of managers were given the opportunity to take part in a special course that aimed to teach them about Army leadership and how it can be applied to any workplace.

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OCTOBER 11TH 2019

First fieldcraft experience for CCF recruits

More than 100 Cadets from the Combined Cadet Force (CCF) joined with other contingents from across Northamptonshire to attend two days of intensive training at the Yardley Chase Training Area.

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OCTOBER 10TH 2019

West Bridgford Air Cadets win National Trophy

Air Cadets from West Bridgford have been presented with the prestigious Marshall Trophy for being, jointly, the most improved Royal Air Force Air Cadet (RAFAC) Squadron in the United Kingdom.

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OCTOBER 8TH 2019

Cadets are blown away by Air Ambulance visit

Cadets from Metheringham detachment recently visited Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance, at their RAF Waddington base.

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SEPTEMBER 30TH 2019

Learning about Army leadership
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Managers from organisations across the East Midlands spent a whole day learning about Army leadership and how it can be applied to any workplace.

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High Sheriff Inspecting Private Dave Upton
Steve Cottrell
The bunker housed RAF Fighter Command’s No.11 Group Operations Room
The command tasks were asessed by members of 162 Regiment, RLC.
Discussing how to bridge the gap as they go
The participants were encouraged to help one another.
Lunch was served at the members only RAF club
NHS Nene and Corby CCG were the only CCG to win this year
The event was a good opportunity for the employers to speak with Reservists and better understand what they do.
The final challenege required participants to work together and carry a stretcher around the course.
They could only touch the green parts of the course and there was a limit to the number of people on each piece of equipment
Pattonair being presented with the Silver Award at their offices
Loughborough College was one of eight winners in Leicestershire
Employers enjoyed lunch at the RAF club in Piccadilly
The Physical Training Instructor was responsible for the final challenge
The object was to move the green ammo crate along the obstacle
Teams needed to make sure the route was safe for others
Award winners from Nottinghamshire
CEO Carl Hughes of Hughes Driver Training
The warm up was a fun little challenege that acted as an ice breaker too
Representatives from Lindum Group collecting the Award
All of the Silver Awards before the presentation
The command task area has a variety of obstacle based challenges
Palace of Westminster
The bunker where most of the RAF’s side of the Battle of Britain was co ordinated
Brigadier Gerhard Wheller CBE
Some of the tasks had ropes which would allow the participants to wing across an obstacle
Rutland County Council sent
Stained glass window in Westminster Hall
Being briefed ahead of the final challenge
Lincolnshire awardees
Consortio Secuirty accepting their award

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