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EAST MIDLANDS RFCA


East Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadets Association (RFCA) supports both Reserve Forces and Cadet organisations throughout the region. The RFCA also facilitates the management of both the Reserve and Cadet estate.

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WHAT'S GOING ON IN THE EAST MIDLANDS?

FEBRUARY 14TH 2019

Army dog handlers sharpen their skills
Vets taught the dog handlers how to care for their canine partners

A receptionist, a mother and a lorry driver found themselves giving First Aid to three dogs and evacuating a further two to safety.

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The students and reservists in front of Army HGVs

FEBRUARY 13TH 2019

Students get a taste of military life

A group of students from Lincoln and Newark Colleges have been given a taste of what life is like in the Army Reserve.

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The instructors at Frimley

FEBRUARY 13TH 2019

Adult Volunteer Excels at Leadership

An Adult Volunteer from Northamptonshire has become one of the first in the country to earn an Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) Level 5 Qualification through the Army Cadet Force (ACF).

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The Squadron at the Church

FEBRUARY 13TH 2019

80th Anniversary for Grantham Air Cadets

Air Cadets from Grantham celebrated the 80th Anniversary of the Squadron’s founding last month.  

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JANUARY 30TH 2019

Earning all the badges in the Air Cadets
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An Air Cadet from West Bridgford has become one of the few cadets in the country to have earned all the available badges.

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Melton Borough Council, Charnwood Borough Council and Rushcliffe Borough Council
Knife fighting!
The command task area has a variety of obstacle based challenges
Guests had the opportunity to mingle before the Awards
Discussing the plan
J.Tomlinson collecting their Award
Marsh Medical Practice in Louth was one of several NHS winners
Loughborough College was one of eight winners in Leicestershire
Teams needed to make sure the route was safe for others
Participants could only touch the green areas to complete the task
Rutland employers
Teams needed to work together to navigate the obstacles
The final challenge was a race against the clock
Each team tackled the final challnege differently
Lincolnshire awardees
Northamptonshire County Council were one of two County Councils awarded
Representatives from Home Instead Senior Care collect their Award
The awards took place in Beaumanor Hall in Leicestershire
Discussing how to bridge the gap as they go
NottinghamForest Community Trust was one of the only charities to have won
Teams needed to work together to bridge the gap with the resources they were given.
All of the employers from Derbyshire
The final challenege required participants to work together and carry a stretcher around the course.
The event was a good opportunity for the employers to speak with Reservists and better understand what they do.
Amanda Wildgust and Christine Ongoma from Derbyshire Communtiy Health Services NHS Trust
Teams needed to think outside the box to complete some of the tasks
Rutland County Council sent
Participants started the final challenge by racing down a hill
They needed to tie planks together in order to make them onlg enough to get down from the objects
All of the participants with the EMUOTC soldiers who helped run the day
Supporting the planks made sure it was safe for the other participants
Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust with their Silver Award

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