Reserve Forces and Cadets Association
for North of England

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City Hospitals Sunderland pledge support for Armed Forces

25 Apr 2017

City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust has signed a special covenant that formally outlines how it pledges to support the armed forces and their families within the hospital and the local community.

MOD Choose The Royal British Legion to Lead Help for Veterans

12 Apr 2017

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has announced that the Covenant Fund will work with Royal British Legion (RBL) and other charities to set up a one-stop service to better support the UK’s Armed Forces veterans community.

Cadets Compete for a Canadian Adventure

12 Apr 2017

On Thursday 6th April seventy-six cadets formed up at Cwrt-y-Gollen Training Camp, the Headquarters of Gwent and Powys ACF, to take part in Exercise Maple Leaf, the selection event for the Canadian Exchange 2017.

Local Business Shows their Support for the Armed Forces

12 Apr 2017

The Gainford Group became the first North East Asian Business to sign an Armed Forces Covenant. The Group's Director, Imran Khaliq, was joined by Military Commanders, North East MPs, Chi Omwurah and David Anderson, business leaders, local councillors and the Group's family owners Mohammed and Susan Kaliq, for the signing of the Armed Forces Covenant at the Northern Counties Club.

Farewell to HMS Calliope's Most Senior Sailor

12 Apr 2017

The head of the Maritime Reserves has presented HMS Calliope’s most senior sailor, Warrant Officer 1 Violet Andrew, with a Certificate of Valediction to mark her retirement from the RNR after 37 years of dedicated service.


12 Apr 2017

Reserve soldiers from 101st (Northumbrian) Regiment Royal Artillery have been playing a major part in Exercise STEEL SABRE 17 with their Multiple Launch Rocket System.

Freedom of Berwick Granted to 5 Military Intelligence Battalion

12 Apr 2017

After a parade through Berwick, the freedom of the town was presented to 5 Military Intelligence Battalion (5MI).

High Flying Future for Hartlepool Air Cadets

12 Apr 2017

Air cadets are looking forward to a bigger and better future with the opening of their new home.

College Students experience Military Life

12 Apr 2017

Students from Kirkley Hall Military Academy and Tyne Met College recently took part in a three day exercise in the grounds of Kirkley Hall.


04 Apr 2017

At the North of England RFCA Annual General Meeting held on Friday 31 March 2017, Lt Gen Robin Brims was re-elected as Chairman of the Association.

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