Exercise Northern Jungle Monkey
In November 2017, 14 Army Reservists serving with 101st (Northumbrian) Regiment Royal Artillery conducted Exercise Northern Jungle Monkey, a trek through the jungles of Borneo, the main aims being to climb Mount Trus Madi and Kinabalu.
Ryder Architects sign Armed Forces Covenant
Ryder Managing Partner Mark Thompson signed the Armed Forces Covenant - a corporate pledge to support the Armed Forces community through employment, campaign awareness and skill development.
Revalidation of Silver Awards
Prince Harry and Ministry of Defence present Gold Awards
Supportive Employers Awarded Gold
Fusiliers Launch Military Academy at Newcastle College
A new Fusiliers Military Academy has opened at Newcastle College, and is being run entirely by Reservists.
Nurses' Team Building Day at 251
251 (Sunderland) Medical Squadron held a team-building day for Sunderland University student nurses on 7 September, at Dykelands Road ARC.
Field Hospital Reservists Put Through Their Paces
Reservists from 201 (Northern) Field Hospital were put through their paces on a military skills camp at Otterburn.
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.