North East Naval Officer Retires After 5 Decades of Service
Corbridge-based Royal Navy Officer Ian White is retiring from the Senior Service after an extremely successful career spanning five decades in which he has served with the Cadet Forces and the Royal Navy as a Regular and Reservist Officer.
Darlington Soldiers Hit New Heights in California
TWO Army Reserve soldiers based in Darlington spent two weeks in July in California with colleagues from Scotland and Northern Ireland taking part in a skydiving trip supported by funding from the North of England RFCA.
607 Sqn RAuxAF Wing Kemp Dirk Trophy
Silver ERS Awards 2017
The Ministry of Defence has announced the winners of their Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Awards for 2017, and we are delighted that 25 companies from the North East have been honoured in this way!
Sunderland Hospitals Strike Gold
The Ministry of Defence today announced the new winners of the Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold Awards, and City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Trust was named as one of the top performers.
Farewell to Gunners' CO
Honoured Guests, Partners and Officers of 101st (Northumbrian) Regiment Royal Artillery bade farewell to the outgoing Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Sean Grant in the Regimental Officers Mess at RHQ in Gateshead.
Military Reserves Exchange Programme
Reservist Flt Lt Andy Wolfe of 607 (County of Durham) Squadron travelled to South Dakota, USA, as part of the Military Reserves Exchange Programme (MREP).
Chef Shortage in Kenya!
LCPL BRIAN GASCOIGNE from 216 Sqn, based at Tynemouth, spent nearly 2 months in Kenya after volunteering his services as a Chef to the Support Team of 102 Logistic Brigade conducting Counter Poaching Training in Kenya 2017.
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.