Month: August 2021

Staffordshire Army Cadet Force volunteers recognised for their service

Volunteers from Staffordshire and West Midlands (North Sector) Army Cadet Force came together at their county headquarters in MOD Stafford for a County Awards Day. Recognising the achievements of their dedicated volunteers, the awards were presented to mark their outstanding commitment and service to the Army Cadet Force. The Cadet Meritorious Certificate (recognising outstanding service) was presented to: Major Moody Lieutenant Cork Lieutenant…

Face-to-face engagement launches again!

West Midland Reserve Forces & Cadets Association were in attendance at the Military to Business event at Hereford Racecourse on the 29th of July 2021.  The event was organised and managed by New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE), a Gold Award holder on the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) Employer Recognition Scheme. Over the past 3 years NMITE has been committed to…

Shropshire celebrates extraordinary cadets and volunteers

Shrewsbury Castle was the magnificent venue to play host to the Shropshire Lord-Lieutenant Awards presentation ceremony evening on the 1st July 2021. With last year’s presentation being held virtually, it was a momentous occasion for the county as they were able to hold their first face-to-face presentation ceremony in over 18 months. As an open-air event in the castle grounds, the grand backdrop…

The Wigley Group support Gold medal dreams of Paralympic athlete

Three times World Champion cyclist Jaco van Gass — who is sponsored by Midlands property investment company The Wigley Group — has been selected to represent Team GB at this summer’s Paralympic Games in Tokyo. The former paratrooper has been a brand ambassador for the company since their sponsorship of him began in 2018, and is a driving force behind the Wigley Support…

Birmingham based CCF attend annual camp

At the end of June cadets from Rockwood Academy Combined Cadet Force (CCF), located in Birmingham, attended their annual camp at Warwickshire and West Midlands (South Sector) Army Cadet Force (ACF) Cadet Training Centre in Bramcote, Warwickshire. In order to meet with the required COVID-19 guidelines the camp was split into two parts, with two separate groups of cadets involved. The start of…

Exemplary cadets and volunteers recognised in Staffordshire

An extraordinary group of cadets and volunteers have been formally recognised for their remarkable achievements at a special virtual investiture ceremony. Three of the cadets, all hailing from Staffordshire, have been selected to be the county’s new Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadets for the forthcoming year. In their role as Staffordshire Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadets they will accompany and assist HM Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire, Mr Dudson CBE KStJ,…

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