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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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NOVEMBER 7TH 2018

Notts commemorates Great War fallen
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Nottinghamshire remembered the sacrifices made by people locally and globally during the Great War this week, whilst reaffirming its commitment to support the armed forces community of today.

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NOVEMBER 6TH 2018

Derbyshire Cadets Commemorate Armistice at WW1 Battlefields

Derbyshire Army Cadet Force has taken more than thirty of its cadets on a five-day battlefield tour across France and Belgium in order to commemorate the centenary of the World War One Armistice.

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OCTOBER 31ST 2018

Army Cadets travel to The Somme

In the last week Army Cadets from across the East Midlands have travelled to Northern France where they had the opportunity to learn more about the First World War by taking part in a battlefield tour.

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The new Lord Lieutenant's Cadets for Lincolnshire

OCTOBER 31ST 2018

Lincolnshire’s new Lord Lieutenant’s Cadets

The new Lord Lieutenant’s Cadets for Lincolnshire were appointed at a ceremony hosted at RAF Digby earlier this week.

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OCTOBER 30TH 2018

Employers visit Air Combat Power
Employers during the Air Combat Power Visit

Recently local employers visited Air Combat Power at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire where they had the opportunity to learn more about the Royal Air Force’s capability and the needs of RAF reservists that they employ.

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Parade in Melton Mowbray
Notts ACF Remembrance pics (7)
Cadets in the field at annual camp
The Physical Training Instructor was responsible for the final challenge
Cadets enjoy summer camp
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
Cadets having fun at camp
Cadets head out on the water at summer camp
Being briefed ahead of the final challenge
Passing a board between two platforms during a command task
Cadets climb a giant ladder
Zip wiring
Teams needed to make sure the route was safe for others
The final warm up
Supporting the planks made sure it was safe for the other participants
The final warm up tested participants memory as well as being fun.
The final challenege required participants to work together and carry a stretcher around the course.
One of the teams discussing what they've been taught
They needed to work together in order to make the route safe.
The morning session was held in the Officer's Mess
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
The participants were encouraged to help one another.
It gave the executives a chance to speak to serving soldiers to better understand what they do
The presentations covered every aspect of leadership
Trying to bridge the gap
The event was a good opportunity for the employers to speak with Reservists and better understand what they do.
Teams needed to work together to bridge the gap with the resources they were given.
Approaches varied between the teams
Participants were divided into groups for the discussions on leadership
Teams needed to think outside the box to complete some of the tasks
The shield task was all about self evaluation to encourage self improvement as a leader

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