Month: December 2019

Royal Naval Association Warwick sign the Armed Forces Covenant

The Royal Navy Association in Warwick has become one of the latest organisations to sign the Armed Forces Covenant – the national pledge to veterans, serving personnel and their families. At a ceremony attended by Tim Cox, Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire and Cllr Bob Stevens, President of the Royal British Legion and Chair of the Sub Regional Armed Forces Community Covenant Partnership; Commander…

Black Country Chamber of Commerce to launch nationwide, Armed Forces Covenant initiative

The Black Country Chamber of Commerce has announced a national programme of support for the Armed Forces Covenant. The announcement comes following the Black Country Chamber of Commerce’s successful bid to the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) from which they have been awarded funding to deliver a package of support that provides all Chambers of Commerce across England & Wales with the tools, knowledge and…

Reservists follow in the footsteps of World War 2 soldiers

Twenty-seven personnel from 6 Military Intelligence Battalion took part in a study in the south of France to explore the escape lines used in World War 2. The exercise provided the Army Reservists with a challenging outdoor adventure training environment across the Pyrenees, with a historical study piece for context.  Members of the Battalion were able to gain experience in planning an overseas…

Festive cake competition is a sweet success

In the lead up to Christmas there was tough competition at 159 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps’ annual Christmas cake contest. The competition saw 14 incredible entries from staff and personnel across their regiment, the Royal British Legion and this year for the first time, Army Cadets from the Canley Platoon and Air Cadets from 163 (Coventry-Phoenix) Squadron. Becoming a firm tradition within their…

Birmingham Museums Trust shows support to the Armed Forces

Birmingham Museums Trust has demonstrated its support to the armed forces community by officially signing the Armed Forces Covenant and outlining its pledges to those serving in the military and their families. The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise from the nation that those who serve or have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly. The ceremony in the…

Redditch-based Army Reservists receive Royal visit

Army Reservists from 37th Signal Regiment had the great pleasure in welcoming the Corps Colonel-in-Chief HRH Princess Royal to their Regimental Headquarters at Kohima House, Redditch. It was the perfect opportunity to showcase the technical capability of the Regiment and the career progression that Reserve soldiers follow. During the visit the Regiment showcased themed stands for recruiting, basic military training, trade training and…

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