Reserve Forces and Cadets Association
for North of England

North East Employers Win Gold

30 Jul 2020

10 NORTH EAST EMPLOYERS have been awarded Gold for their support to the Armed Forces - the highest badge of honour available under the MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award.

President Pays Tribute to the Armed Forces

01 Jul 2020

Mrs Sue Snowdon, Lord Lieutenant of County Durham and President NE RFCA paid tribute to the Armed Forces in the attached video. Follow the link to hear her message.https://youtu.be/prLNRf-qtKY

Virtual Dual ACF Signings

05 Jun 2020

While COVID-19 restrictions continue to shape the way we live and work safely, it also means coming up with inventive ways to circumvent it and on Wednesday 3 June 2020, the NE RFCA organised the very first dual, virtual Armed Forces Covenant signing by supportive employers from the North of England RFCA and Yorkshire and The Humber RFCA.

Reserve Forces Review 2030

05 Jun 2020

MoD seeks to maximise Reserves contribution through new review The specialist contribution military reservists have made across society during Britain’s battle against Coronavirus will help inform a review examining how Defence can maximise the skills of its Reserve Forces.

Queen’s Award for Longbenton Air Cadets

28 May 2020

A group of Air Cadets and their adult volunteers are flying on cloud nine having been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.

A message from Cdt Nisbet

22 May 2020

RAF Association Message from Group Captain Del Rowlands

22 Apr 2020

Given your prominence out in the shires where I have teams and RAF Association branches, clubs and members, I wanted to drop you a quick line to let you know of the work that RAF Association is undertaking across the UK in support of the RAF family, and to seek both your situational awareness, and support.

Message from RAF Associations President

22 Apr 2020

We have been  telephoning over 30,000 members of our RAF community who we know are in high-risk categories (and are therefore shielding or self-isolating) to check on their welfare. It is with a heavy heart that I report to you that we are finding truly desperate levels of isolation, loneliness and need. 

A Message from the Chairman

26 Mar 2020

Congratulations to Colonel Ben Banerjee

03 Mar 2020

Colonel Ben Banerjee appointed as the Queen's honorary Surgeon.