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.
Reserves Day 2017
Reservists across the North East wore their uniforms to work to raise awareness of the value of reserve service.
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’.
Flying the Flag for Armed Forces Day
The Armed Forces Day flag has been raised at County Hall, in Durham, in preparation for Armed Forces Day on Saturday, 24 June and Reserves Day on Wednesday, 21 June.
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.
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.