Month: August 2019

15 local employers awarded silver for support to Armed Forces

West Midland RFCA and Defence Relationship Management (DRM) are pleased to announce that we have a spectacular 15 Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Award Winners for 2019 in our region.  These include: City of Wolverhampton College Global Radiodata Communications Ltd (GRC Ltd) Halfords Limited Keele University Kinetic Six Ltd Kopek Security Ltd Level Peaks Associates New Model in Technology & Engineering (NMiTE) Police Credit…

A hundred employers awarded for supporting the Armed Forces

Today, 22 August 2019, 100 employers are being recognised by Defence Minister Ben Wallace for their outstanding support for the Armed Forces community by being awarded an Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award. They will be presented with their awards on 12 November 2019 at the National Army Museum in London. The MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Awards represent the highest badge of honour…

Confederation of Reserve Officers Summer Congress 2019

This year the CIOR (Confédération Interalliée des Officiers de Réserve, also known as the Confederation of Reserve Officers) and the CIOMR (Confédération Interalliée des Officers Médicaux de Réserve, or Confederation of Medical Reserve Officers ) which brings together medical Reservists, held their largest annual meeting in Tallinn, Estonia for several days in August. The Confederation is made up of NATO member states and other participating countries. …

New Commander in charge of Army in the West Midlands

A new Brigadier has this week taken command of 7,000 soldiers across the West Midlands. Brigadier AJ Smith will be based at the Army’s 11th Signal and West Midlands Brigade headquarters at Venning Barracks, Donnington near Telford. Brigadier Smith commissioned in 1993 into the Royal Corps of Signals and has commanded at Squadron and Regimental level.  He has served at home and abroad…

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce Business Awards 2019

The annual Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce Business Awards took place this year at the Staffordshire County Show Ground on 4th July. Our Association was proud to be the headline sponsor for the event, reflecting the close ties that have long been held between the county and the Armed Forces. Whilst the military footprint in the county has reduced over the last few years…

Find a unit

Enter your post code below or select for an advanced search.