Regional Cadet Triathlon Series 2017
On two Sundays in April and May 2017, NE RFCA ran two Go Tri events for cadets and adults. Go Tri is an event sponsored by British Triathlon to introduce people to the sport of Triathlon and other multisport activities.
Longbenton Air Cadet on Cloud Nine!
After undergoing a selection day, which assessed his aptitude, knowledge and skills in a simulated environment, Alex McGowan, 17, a Cadet at 2344 (Longbenton) Squadron ATC, bagged himself a prestigious flying scholarship.
Durham Army Cadet musicians take on Wembley Stadium
On Sunday 14th May 2017, the Band & Bugles of Durham Army Cadet Force performed at Wembley Stadium for the Vanarama National League final.
Durham Army Cadets Secure their Place on Canadian Adventure!
After a rigorous selection process, Cadet Colour Sergeant Lewis Knight and Cadet Lance Corporal Callum Anderson were chosen to join 34 other youngsters from across the UK to travel to Canada for six weeks this summer.
Durham Army Cadet set for South African Adventure
CVQO have just announced that Cadet Company Sergeant Major Nancy McKenna has been placed in the top 10 of the Duke of Westminster’s Outstanding Cadet Award 2017. Nancy will join 9 other national finalists on a once in a lifetime trip to South Africa in July.
City Hospitals Sunderland pledge support for Armed Forces
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
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.
Local Business Shows their Support for the Armed Forces
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
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.
Freedom of Berwick Granted to 5 Military Intelligence Battalion
After a parade through Berwick, the freedom of the town was presented to 5 Military Intelligence Battalion (5MI).