The importance of the Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award

We spoke to a number of guests at West Midland Reserve Forces & Cadets Association's Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Awards 2023, around the importance of the ERS and, in particular, reaching gold level.

Warwickshire and West Midlands (south sector) Army Cadet Force's South Africa Trip 2023

During the summer of 2023 cadets from Warwickshire and West Midlands (south sector) Army Cadet Force and the Core Education Trust CCF embarked on a once in a lifetime trip to South Africa, visiting schools and orphanages, planting trees, learning about conservation and wildlife spotting.

You West Midlands Leadership Day 2023


We attended a leadership day held by YOU West Midlands and asked Cadets from St Paul's school for Girls CCF what they love about being part of the Combined Cadet Force.

Youth organisation volunteers

Hear from youth leaders and ambassadors who attended the YOU West Midlands' Leadership Day.

West Midlands Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Awards 2023

Highlights from our latest Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Awards ceremony held in September 2023.

Warwickshire & West Midlands (South Sector) Army Cadet Force camp - August 2023

We spoke to cadets on camp and asked them what their highlights of this years' camp were.

We spoke to Cadets on camp and asked them what unique and exciting experiences they can take part in with the Cadet Forces.

Going for Gold 2023


An Interview with Phil Sinclair, one of our Association's Regional Employer Engagement Directors and lead for our first 'Going for Gold' event.


A highlight video from the 'Going for Gold' event.


Keynote speaker, Rebecca Kirk, Partner in the Employment Department at Harrison Clark Rickerbys Solicitors, and also Head of their Hereford Office, shares why investing in people is vital to supporting the Armed Forces community.


Our Chief Executive, Colonel Richard Maybery QGM, recaps on the 'Going for Gold' event highlights and aims.

West Midlands Platinum Jubilee Tattoo - 28 April 2022


The Band of Her Majesty's Royal Marines, Portsmouth.


The British Army Band, Tidworth.


The Band of the RAF Regiment.