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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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MAY 21ST 2020

MAJOR LAYS WREATH TO COMMEMORATE VE DAY 75
Wreath laid at Grimsby War Memorial

On 8 May, as part of the VE Day 75 Commemoration, Major Mitch Pegg used his daily physical activity to go for a walk via the town’s War Memorial and lay a wreath.

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VE Day Bake off

MAY 20TH 2020

CADETS ‘INSPIRE AND ACHIEVE’ DURING LOCKDOWN ACTIVITIES

Despite the lengthy lockdown and the halting of all face to face Army Cadet Force (ACF) sessions, Cadets haven’t let this dampen their attitude when it comes to ‘inspiring and achieving’. Lincolnshire ACF have been exploring great new ways to stay active during lockdown.

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Veterans Gateway

MAY 14TH 2020

VETERANS GATEWAY LAUNCHES NEW APP TO SUPPORT ARMED FORCES COMMUNITY

Veterans’ Gateway, a 24-hour point of contact for veterans’ support, has recently launched a new app enabling any ex-Service personnel who are in need to get help from the palm of their hands.

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Evie Griffen and Jessica Brown

MAY 12TH 2020

TOP JOBS FOR TWO AIR CADETS FROM STAMFORD AND MELTON MOWBRAY

Two remarkable young RAF Air Cadets from Stamford and Melton Mowbray have been appointed as the RAF Wittering Station Commander’s Cadet and the A4 Force Elements Commander’s Air Cadet.

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MAY 7TH 2020

CELEBRATE FROM HOME THIS VE DAY
Citizens celebrating VE Day 75 years ago (Credit: Imperial War Museum)

Friday 8th May 2020 marks the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day), the day Allied Forces became victorious in Europe in the Second World War.

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cadets
New Commodore speaks to naval personnel
NHS Nene and Corby CCG were the only CCG to win this year
Major Llloyd Hankins speaking with one of the participants
Pattonair being presented with the Silver Award at their offices
Leicestershire Community Health Services NHS Trust collecting their award
CEO Carl Hughes of Hughes Driver Training
The Operations Room
The final warm up
They needed to get through the cargo net quickly as a team.
All of the Silver Awards before the presentation
Northamptonshire based employers
Henmore Health with their Award
Engagement Director, John Wilson at the RAF Club in Piccadilly
Spitfire single seat fighter aircraft
Cllr Hilary Fryer and Chris Traill representing Charnwood Borough Council
The awards took place in Beaumanor Hall in Leicestershire
Consortio Secuirty accepting their award
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
NottinghamForest Community Trust was one of the only charities to have won
Reserves were there to asses and help the teams
Bridgeway Consulting Collecting their Award
Employers enjoyed lunch at the RAF club in Piccadilly
Approaches varied between the teams
The final challenege required participants to work together and carry a stretcher around the course.
Guests had the opportunity to mingle before the Awards
Rutland County Council sent
ReACon intelligence sent their Managing Director to collect the Award
The museum at the Battle of Britain in Uxbridge
Participants started the final challenge by racing down a hill
The command task area has a variety of obstacle based challenges
The command tasks were asessed by members of 162 Regiment, RLC.

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