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Deputy Commander Field Army, Celia Harvey, addresses returning Op CABRIT soldiers

April 26th 2021

Royal Yeomanry return from NATO operation in Poland

The Royal Yeomanry troops have been providing the reconnaissance capability to the United States 2nd Cavalry Regiment Battlegroup in Poland as part of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence (eFP). The presence exists to enhance Euro-Atlantic security, reassure the UK’s allies and deter potential adversaries. The Deputy Commander Field Army, Major General Celia Harvey, visited some of […]

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Ulysses Trust sponsored expedition

April 21st 2021

Ulysses Trust’s Annual Review 2020

The Ulysses Trust provides encouragement, advice and essential financial support for challenging expeditions undertaken by the UK’s Volunteer Reserve and Cadet forces. “As we come out of lockdown, the challenge of mounting an expedition as part of the post-COVID recovery is something that we recommend to boost recruiting, enable retention and improve physical and mental […]

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Ulysses Trust New Horizons Fundraising Campaign

April 19th 2021

The Ulysses Trust New Horizons Fundraising Campaign

The Ulysses Trust provides encouragement, advice and essential financial support for challenging expeditions undertaken by the UK’s Volunteer Reserve and Cadet forces. The Ulysses Trust New Horizons Fundraising Campaign aims to raise further funds to support the expanding numbers of Cadets in the UK. The costs of expeditions are not met from the public purse […]

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Sgt Adam Perry

April 19th 2021

Reserves getting back to ‘business as usual’ with training

Reservists from 203 Squadron, Loughborough have been on training courses as part of Project Phoenix, which is the overriding desire to get the Army back into work following the COVID-19 outbreak. Warrant Officer 2 Stef Daunt has been busy teaching both Regulars and Reserve students across the military how to drive Cat C and Cat […]

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Rushden Sea Cadets World Health Day

April 8th 2021

Rushden Sea Cadets Get Active To Fight The Lockdown Blues

The Olympic Games will be taking place in Tokyo this summer, after being postponed last year due to the Coronavirus pandemic, so the Sea Cadets decided to set themselves an incredible challenge. Together with their supporters, they have been working as a team to walk, cycle, row, swim or run from Rushden to Tokyo, with […]

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Privates Jack Bramford and Ollie Wilson from Leicester at the haulier COVID testing site at Sevington in Kent

March 9th 2021

Leicester Army Reservists join Operation ROSE in fight against COVID-19

Private Ollie Wilson (21) and Jack Bramford (26), both of whom parade at the Leicester based Army Reserve unit in Ulverscroft Road, volunteered to serve on Operation ROSE. Since the advent of the Kent strain of the Coronavirus, all those crossing the Channel to mainland Europe are required to be tested for the virus. So, […]

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2nd Lieutenant Beth Adams in uniform

March 5th 2021

Developing leadership and self-confidence at East Midlands Universities Officer Training Corps (EMUOTC)

What attracted you to join East Midlands Universities Officer Training Corps (EMUOTC)? I previously did Cadets at school and therefore I had a bit of exposure to military training. I remember at fresher’s fair in my first year someone telling me that you could get paid to do things like walking, kayaking and climbing. That […]

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Private Bucur with her Oath of Allegiance certificate

March 5th 2021

First non-British female soldier joins Reserves in Lincolnshire

Colour Sergeant Mat Hardy, 4 (Lincolnshire) Company, shared Catalina’s unusual story as a non-British female soldier. In January 2021, Catalina Bucur was attested into the British Army at Grimsby Army Reserve Centre by Major Mitch Pegg, Officer Commanding 4 (Lincolnshire) Company, 3 Royal Anglian. Normally, attestations are business as usual for us here at 4 […]

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Pippa on camp in 2019

March 5th 2021

Officer Training Corps at university develops transferable skills

What attracted you to join East Midlands Universities Officer Training Corps (EMUOTC)? The biggest thing that attracted me to EMUOTC was that it was something interesting to do with my time while at university. Additionally, it was somewhere that I could socialise and make close friends. I was previously a Cadet with Cambridgeshire ACF from […]

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Aplin sisters hand over Lord Lieutenant's badge

March 5th 2021

Army Cadet sisters awarded consecutive Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet positions

Cerys, aged 16, commented: “It’s absolutely amazing to be nominated as the Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet. When Tegan got it, I was really proud of her, but with sibling rivalry, I felt a bit jealous. I thought, that’s what I want to do – it spurred me on. Hearing that I was a candidate, I was […]

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