Archives: October 2020


Man signalling a thumbs up gesture to a person in car
NHS Webinar Reinforces Collaboration With Defence In Isolating Times
19.10.2020

© Crown copyright 2020   Lowland Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association led its first webinar with NHS Scotland to reinforce the colla...

Cadet pointing to space school certificate
Teen Earns Place At NASA Space School After Confidence Skyrocketed With Army Cadet Force
08.10.2020

A teenager has thanked the Army Cadet Force (ACF) for equipping her with the skills that led to securing a place at a NASA space school. Cadet Corpora...

Cadet Adam stands with Cadet Force Adult Volunteer
Army Cadet Saves Man’s Life Thanks To First Aid Training
31.08.2020

First Aid is just one of the many qualifications a young person can achieve as a Cadet.  And thankfully Lance Corporal Ciaren Adam was on hand to...

Wendy Faux
Army @ The Fringe
20.08.2020

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
19.08.2020

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
19.08.2020

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.
THOUGHTS ON VJ DAY
14.08.2020

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
22.07.2020

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
26.06.2020

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


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