Archives: June 2021

Dear Diary: From Recruit To Army Reserve Soldier 

Army Reserve recruits have been put through their paces during phase one training that will equip them with the skills, knowledge and confidence to be...

Lcpl Ewing BATUK
Ayrshire Reservist in Kenyan Adventure

It’s not your usual Army adventure. When you join as a Reservist, you sign up to a specific trade and develop into that specific skill set. Join the...

Team participating in Exercise Deep Heat
Exercise Deep Heat

After a year’s hiatus imposed by COVID-19 restrictions, preparations are now underway for Exercise Deep Heat 2021.Based upon the Sandhurst leadershi...

CPO Betts
Naval Reservist Life On And Under The Sea

When a young Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Chris Betts watched divers jumping off the back of HMS Brazen, he knew what he wanted to do in the Royal Navy (...

Hero Cadet Force Adult Volunteer Saves Life With First Aid

A Cadet Force Adult Volunteer (CFAV) has been hailed a hero after saving a man’s life with vital first aid skills he first learnt in the Army Cadet ...

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Unit President Inspires Sea Cadet Virtual Walk After Heart Surgery

Musselburgh Sea Cadets have been inspired by the unit president who joined their virtual walk fundraiser after undergoing heart surgery.Jane Fairnie, ...

Celebrating International Women’s Day With Army Reservist Colonel Gill Wilkinson

This International Women’s Day Lowland RFCA is shining the spotlight on Gill Wilkinson, a member of our Board who balances her work as Colonel of th...

Air Cadet Experience Lands Apprenticeship Employment

When teenager Darrell Reid was asked for an example of a time he had to adapt to change, his interviewers looked up from their notes with intrigue whe...

Drew Gowland
Behind the Camouflage: Corporal Drew Gowland

Have you ever fulfilled one of your life’s ambitions? Corporal Drew Gowland of 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force has. Despi...

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