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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?

JANUARY 16TH 2019

Nottinghamshire ACF’s Toy Appeal
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In the lead up to Christmas members of Nottinghamshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) were busy collecting toys and gifts to give out to families who were struggling through the festive season.

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Glossop Detachment reciving the cheque

JANUARY 14TH 2019

Glossop cadets given expedition funding

Cadets and adult volunteers from  Derbyshire Army Cadet Force’s Glossop Detachment were presented with a cheque for £800 on Thursday 10 January by Councillors Jean and John Wharmby. 

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The Reserves who took part in the exercise

DECEMBER 18TH 2018

Year in Review: Warriors Craft

In the summer reservists from the Mercian Regiment’s, Nottinghamshire based, C Company joined with regulars to provide a platoon to join the Royal Tank Regiment’s Battle Group for Exercise Warriors Craft in Canada.   

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Lance Corporal Sallyann Foster and Private Chantelle Bartlett

DECEMBER 18TH 2018

Year in Review: Field Hospital Annual Exercise

Reservists from 212 Field Hospital based in Nottingham, spent five days running a functioning Field Hospital in Germany as part of their annual training exercise in the summer.

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DECEMBER 18TH 2018

Year in Review: Saif Sareea III
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In October reserve soldiers and officers from the Mercian Regiment’s, Nottinghamshire based, 4 Battalion C Company joined their regular counterparts from 1 Battalion to participate in Exercise Saif Sareea III in Oman.

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Knife fighting!
Enjoying some down time on camp
Loughborough College was one of eight winners in Leicestershire
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
Oakham Medical practice collecting their Award
Passing a board between two platforms during a command task
Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust with their Silver Award
Melton Borough Council collecting their Award
Raising the board without touching the ground
Working together to get past the obstacles
The command tasks were asessed by members of 162 Regiment, RLC.
Northamptonshire based employers
Carrying the weighted stretcher
Leicester City Council with their Award
Pattonair being presented with the Silver Award at their offices
The Physical Training Instructor was responsible for the final challenge
Major Llloyd Hankins speaking with one of the participants
Representatives from Home Instead Senior Care collect their Award
They needed to work together in order to make the route safe.
Discussing the plan
The final warm up
They needed to help each other through the tasks
Approaches varied between the teams
All of the participants with the EMUOTC soldiers who helped run the day
NHS Nene and Corby CCG were the only CCG to win this year
Rutland employers
They needed to get through the cargo net quickly as a team.
The debrief and presentation
Discussing how to bridge the gap as they go
Balancing carefully to get across the obstacle
Leicestershire based winners
Working together to safely position planks

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