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November 15th 2023

Thrills and skills: RAF Reserves undertake annual training on the Isle of Wight

RAF Reserves Logistics Support Wing (RLSW) personnel joined with RAF Medical Reserves from 4626 Squadron in September to complete annual training at Jersey Camp on the Isle of Wight.

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November 14th 2023

Ambush, camouflage and chemical drills: on exercise with Loughborough Transport Squadron in Germany.

Drivers, medics, clerks, and chefs from 203 (Loughborough) Transport Squadron travelled to the Sennelager training area, Germany, for a training exercise in September.

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November 3rd 2023

Inspirational Cadets, Volunteers and Reserves celebrated at Lord-Lieutenants’ Awards

A devoted Army Reserve chef who travels hundreds of miles to support her Squadron is just one of the inspirational Cadets, Cadet Force Adult Volunteers (CFAV) and Reserves to be celebrated for exceptional commitment and achievement at Lord-Lieutenants’ Awards ceremonies across the East Midlands.

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November 1st 2023

Welcome to the jungle: Leicester student recalls life-changing British Army deployment to Belize

Within 48 hours of submitting his dissertation, Lieutenant Rob Blackman received a life-changing phone call out of the blue.

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October 31st 2023

Gold for Alstom, Gleeds and Toyota at Ministry of Defence awards

Fourteen of the East Midlands’ greatest champions for our Armed Forces have been celebrated at a glitzy award ceremony held in the Officers’ Mess at Prince William of Gloucester Barracks.

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October 27th 2023

East Midlands University Officer Training Corps complete Exercise Dragon Summit

After finishing the training year at East Midlands University Officer Training Corps, a group of Officer Cadets conducted an adventure training expedition in Snowdonia. The expedition’s aim was to train and introduce Officer Cadets to various climbing, techniques. This aimed to enhance their resilience while boosting their operational skills. The expedition was targeted at Officer Cadets with prior outdoor climbing experience.

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