Longbenton Air Cadets Land First Place
Air Cadets in Longbenton are flying high after beating another 34 squadrons across Durham / Northumberland to first place in the Wing’s Competitions Day.
NCEA CCF Cadets at Barry Buddon
Cadets from Northumberland Church of England Academy CCF travelled to Barry Buddon in Scotland for this year's annual camp.
Wolsingham CCF Cadets on Camp
Towards the end of June, 23 Cadets from Wolsingham School CCF took part in their annual camp at Wathgill. The cadets were put through their paces in an action packed week of challenging pursuits, live firing, training in built up areas (TIBUA), advanced tactics and leadership training.
Durham Army Cadet Visits House of Lords
On Thursday 29th June, cadets and guests enjoyed a wonderful lunch at the House of Lords to celebrate the 14th annual CVQO Duke of Westminster Award. Durham’s Cadet Regimental Sergeant Major Nancy McKenna was among the top 10 cadets in the 2017 award.
Exercise Medical Challenge
Teams from healthcare institutions across the North East took part in the annual event run by 201 Northern Field Hospital.
Employees Swap Desks for Deep Cover
Staff from business across the UK swapped the relative safety of the office or the factory floor for moorland and combats recently, when they took part in a special exercise run by the military to help businesses develop leadership, team working and communication skills in their workforce.
Reserves Day 2017
Reservists across the North East wore their uniforms to work to raise awareness of the value of reserve service.
Local Air Cadet can take to the sky thanks to National Award
Cadet Sergeant Esmée Webley, an Air Cadet with 2522 (Bedlington) Squadron ATC, has won 35 hours of flying tuition worth £3,000, thanks to the Royal Air Forces Association.
Fusiliers unveil new logo for 50th Anniversary
Officers and soldiers from the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers unveiled a new logo to celebrate its 50th Anniversary in 2018. This significant year will be known as ‘Fusilier 50’.
Durham Army Cadets Compete in Dramatic Regional First Aid Final
On Sunday 11th June, Durham Army Cadet Force joined 14 other teams from all over the North East Region, to take part in the 2017 regional first aid championships. The competition was hosted by Humberside & South Yorkshire ACF at their Cadet Training Centre in Driffield.