Plain Sailing for Stanley Army Cadet Marc Hague
Durham Army Cadet Sergeant Marc Hague, 17 from Sheild Row, Stanley has embarked on a voyage of remembrance, adventure and personal development to mark a century-old anniversary. In the splendour of Tower Bridge and the River Thames, Marc boarded the Tall Ship Lord Nelson and has set sail from London to Edinburgh on a ten-day voyage.
From Pride to Paris for Durham Army Cadet Musicians
Last weekend over 35 young army cadet musicians between the ages of 12-18 performed at two high profile events from Newcastle to Paris. The Band & Bugles of Durham Army Cadet Force (DACF) is nationally recognised for the standard of performing at military and public events through the UK and Europe. The young musicians have played in Malta, Windsor Castle, Wembley Stadium, Durham Cathedral and Alnwick Castle in the presence Her Majesty the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, and many more over the years and most recently can add Northern Pride and Disneyland Paris to the list.
Durham/Northumberland Wing Air Cadets Win The Brims Cup
Congratulations to Durham/Northumberland Wing Air Cadets Team winners of The Brims Cup at the NE RFCA Cadet Relay Triathlon event held on Sunday 15 July 2018 at Hummersknott Academy, Darlington. The winning team was (l to r) Lara Greggs, 607 (Wearmouth) Sqn, Lucy Tickell, 1509 (Blaydon) Sqn, Matthew Knott, 2344 (Longbenton) Sqn and Fl Lt Michael Scott, 234 (City of Durham) Sqn. Overall, six teams competed in the event, and everyone agreed that it had been a great competition and a great day out.
Durham ACF win gold at 4 Infantry Brigade First Aid Championships 2018
NO BREAK IN TRADITION FOR DURHAM ARMY CADETS On Sunday 8th July, Durham Army Cadet Force joined teams from all over the North East Region, to take part in 4th Infantry Brigade’s 2018 First Aid Championships, and Durham ACF took gold for the sixth successive year, a record unequalled by any other North East County.
NEXUS Signs Military Covenant
Nexus, the public body which owns and manages the Tyne and Wear Metro, has underlined its continued support for people who serve in the armed forces by signing up to the Armed Forces Covenant.
NE RFCA Annual General Meeting 2018 followed by PR Trophy Presentations
The North of England Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association held its AGM at HMS CALLIOPE, South Shore Road, Gateshead On Friday 27 April 2018.
"What an Adventure"!
A huge congratulations to Lt Col Julian Smith, Commanding Officer, QOY, for his monumental achievement in completing the Marathon Des Sables 2018!!
Round the World Adventures Ahead for Durham Army Cadets
Longbenton Air Cadets Gold Cross Country
Air Cadets Celebratory Salute!
Air Cadets from Longbenton were joined by over 300 people as they celebrated the formation of the youth organisation and 100 years of the Royal Air Force.