Archives: November 2013

Bath Air Cadets at Frenchay Forestry
Bath Air Cadets spread festive cheer by helping Bristol Christmas tree shoppers

A group of local Cadets were spreading the festive cheer last Saturday by helping out local Christmas shoppers. The group were raising funds by helpin...

Sergeant Jeff Timmins
Jeff Timmins passes on his wisdom as Royal Wessex Yeomanry Reservists embrace new role

As The Royal Wessex Yeomanry gears up for a vital new role in supplying whole crews for the Challenger 2 battle tank, many of its […]

ACF Colonel appointed as Colonel Cadets, 43 (Wessex) Brigade

An experienced ACF Colonel has officially been appointed as Colonel Cadets, 43 (Wessex) Brigade. Colonel David Carson will be taking up this new posit...

Taunton Army Cadets take part in WWI debate at House of Lords Chamber

Three Taunton Cadets have had their say at The House of Lords as they took part in a televised debate, broadcast on BBC Parliament. The […]

Devon and Somerset Air Cadet Band
Musical success for Devon and Somerset Air Cadets Band at national competition

Musicians from the Devon and Somerset Air Cadets Band have been celebrating following their success at a national band competition. On November 23 and...

Jessica keeps Bristol Infantry Reservists on their toes

The tough, experienced Bristol-based infantry Reservists of 6 RIFLES are used to being given a hard time by physical training instructor Jessica Pike ...

6 Rifles Padre Steven Reed
Taunton concert expected to raise over £3K for Care for Casualties

A concert held by Somerset soldiers and Cadets in aid of Care for Casualties is expected to have raised in excess of £3000. The Care […]

Scott Bunker with the Duke of Edinburgh
Duke of Edinburgh presents award to Weston-super-Mare Cadet stalwart

A dedicated Army Cadet instructor from Weston-super-Mare has been presented with a prestigious award by the Duke of Edinburgh. Scott Bunker, aged 46, ...

West Country Reservists take aim in Dorset with Army’s main battle tank

As their colleagues were making their way to work through the morning rush hour, 40 men from across the South West were preparing to climb […]

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