Month: April 2018

HMS Forward gives Sea Cadets a taste of the Royal Naval Reserve

This week, the Ship’s Company of HMS FORWARD opened its doors to 100 Sea Cadets from across the West Midlands to give them a taste of the Royal Naval Reserve. The event, which was supported by the Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association (RFCA), consisted of a number of stances manned by members of FORWARD Ship’s Company to demonstrate the many roles carried about…

Reservists enhance their skills in Australia

Soldiers from the Black Country have been on military manoeuvres for two weeks in Australia. The Royal Yeomanry recently sent a composite Squadron to Oz, which included five soldiers from B Squadron RY, who are based in Vicar St Dudley, known as the ‘Black Country Cavalry’. Over the two weeks, Army Reservists of the Royal Yeomanry and the Australian 12/16 Hunter River Lancers, have been training in the Light Cavalry…

Traffix green lights Armed Forces

Brigadier Richard Carter, Commander 11th Signal and West Midlands Brigade along with Majors Samantha Brettell and John Reynolds and Phil Sinclair WMRFCA joined delegates from Traffix to sign the prestigious document pitch side with Harlee Dean before kick-off against Ipswich Town. The temporary traffic and event management service is demonstrating their recognition of the value that armed forces personnel and their families can…

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