Archives: August 2020

Wendy Faux
Army @ The Fringe

When you say the word ‘Army’, what words come to mind? When you say the word ‘Soldier’, what image is conjured? We would be surprised, but del...

John Johnstone of BD Print and Scott Forrest of Forrest Precision Engineering hold their Silver ERS awards at a ceremony in 2019
Scottish Organisations Rewarded For Supporting Armed Forces Personnel With Top MOD Honours

More than a dozen Scottish organisations are to receive top awards from the Ministry of Defence for their outstanding support for the Armed Forces. Gl...

CARA winner Lewis Bissett holds his framed certificate
CARAs 2020: New Award Scheme Shines Spotlight On Adult Volunteers

Year in, year out, thousands of Cadet Force Adult Volunteers (CFAVs) selflessly dedicate their time and energy to ensure Cadets get the most from thei...

A member of the Worcestershire Yeomanry views an amusing roadsign beside an ancient standing stone at 'Stonehenge Camp' on the Imphal to Kohima road. The sign reads 'Worcester, 5100 miles & No Way Out' and 'Tokyo, 2,800 miles & Way Out', November 1944.

The Nation is to observe two minutes’ silence at 1100 hours this Saturday, 15 August. It will be 75 years since Imperial Japan surrendered to the Al...

UK Government Seeks Views On National Insurance Contributions Holiday for Employers of Veterans

The UK Government has launched a consultation which seeks views about a National Insurance Contributions (NICs) holiday for employers who hire former ...

Case Study: Royal Naval Reservist Midshipman Emmanuel Ineza

Having fled horrific conflict in her African homeland with her then infant son, you could forgive Emmanuel Ineza’s mother for being somewhat sceptic...

Charity Praises Reservists Who Stepped Up To Provide Free Taxis to Veterans During Lockdown

Here at Lowland RFCA we’re privileged enough to see the fantastic work of many taxi organisations throughout the Lowlands of Scotland. However, ...

Army Reserve Unit Sharpens Skills During Lockdown on Virtual Battlefield

Non-essential training may have been suspended for Army Reservists due to the COVID-19 pandemic but one unit has seized the opportunity to sharpen the...

Case Study: Adult Volunteer CSM Jonny Marshall

For Cadet Sergeant Major (CSM) Jonny Marshall there is no better feeling than developing young adults and watching them achieve more than they could e...

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