Archives: August 2023

A group of Army Cadets from West Lowland Battalion preparing for water sports, fronted by a Cadet in large swimming goggles, an orange t-shirt and a pink life jacket, posing dramatically.
Annual Camp 2023: The Highlights

As the summer winds down and a new school year begins, many young people will be returning to their classrooms with happy recollections of their adven...

CARAs Co-Host 2023 Jordan Wylie

With one month to go until the CARAs (Cadet Adult Recognition Awards) show we thought it was time to introduce you to a very special person.Co-hosting...

3 Cadets smile at the camera
Leading Rail Contractor and Local Employers Visit Cadet Camp

During their second week of camp West Lowland Battalion Army Cadet Force were joined by a handful of special guests, including a number of local emplo...

Two Reservists from HMS Dalriada standing either side of a Wimbledon Championships logo.
Having a Ball at Wimbledon

There is never a shortage of famous faces among the crowds at the Wimbledon Championships, but we were just as excited to see a few familiar faces fro...

Soldiers stand in line
Edinburgh Castle Welcomes Special Guests for Royal Gun Salute

Monday 17 July saw Royal Gun Salutes taking place up and down the UK to celebrate the birthday of HM Queen Camilla. One of these 21-gun salutes was fi...

competitors in the podium
The Busiest Summer Ever… with Captain Amy MacDonald

Captain Amy MacDonald, from Paisley’s 102 Field Squadron, has been enjoying an incredibly busy summer with the Army Reserves. Amy took the time to r...


The annual Lord-Lieutenants’ Certificates of Meritorious Service for Reservists, Cadet Force Adult Volunteers (CFAVs), Cadets and employees of the R...

A team from 102 Field Squadron standing on and working alongside a wooden bridge under construction across a small stream.
Building Bridges with 102 Field Squadron

Last month 29 Reservists from Paisley-based 102 Field Squadron joined colleagues from across 71 Engineer Regiment and a number of other units on a tri...

Silver Employer Recognition Scheme Winners Revealed 2023

19 Scottish employers have received a top award from the Ministry of Defence for their outstanding support for the Armed Forces.The prestigious a...

Reserve Forces
Royal Navy Logo Royal Marines Commando Logo Army Logo RAF Reserve Forces Logo
Sea Cadets Logo Army Cadet Force Logo Air Cadets Logo Combined Cadet Force Logo