South West businesses come out in support of the Armed Forces community

In three weeks, 26 businesses based in the south west pledged their support to members of the Armed Forces community by signing the Armed Forces […]

Army Cadet volunteer in charity calendar success

 It’s not just our Cadets who win awards and accolades.This weekend, Christchurch Detachment Commander, Thor Elsson came second in the ABF The Soldiers Charity Photo […]

Wiltshire Cadets remember soldiers who died during the Battle for Hill 112

Cadets from Wiltshire Army Cadets Band, joined World War Two veterans and members of Army Headquarters South West, at a ceremony to commemorate 75 years […]

RAF Reservists celebrate the 90th birthday of 501 Squadron by marching through Gloucester

RAF Reservists of 501 (County of Gloucester) Squadron have marked the 90th anniversary of the Squadron by marching from Gloucester Cathedral to the Guildhall.501 Squadron […]

Gunners of 266 Battery exercise their Freedom of Bristol on Armed Forces Day

Gunners of 266 Battery exercise their Freedom of Bristol on Armed Forces DayArmy Reserve Gunners who have been based in Bristol for 160 years marked […]

Staff Nurse Leanne Kirk dedicates herself to second career in Royal Naval Reserve

 Leading Naval Nurse Leanne Kirk joined the Royal Navy Reserves in 2015 and has become a valued member of HMS Flying Fox, the Royal Naval Reserve Unit in Bristol. Having […]

Long Service Award for Exmouth Squadron’s Commanding Officer

Squadron Leader Richard Bagnall, Officer Commanding 299 (Exmouth) Squadron and Projects Officer for Devon & Somerset Wing of the Air Training Corps has been presented […]

Bristol to celebrate Armed Forces Day

Bristol is celebrating Armed Forces Day (AFD) 2019 on Saturday 29th June with a free event for all the family at the historic Artillery Grounds […]

Digital platforms boost support for Armed Forces in the south west

A new website and film designed to provide support to the Army and training for those working with service personnel in communities, has been launched.Wiltshire […]

Being a reservist can serve you well

Juggling a busy day job as Safeguarding Lead for the Devon Children and Families Partnership (DCFP), alongside being a reservist, is a challenge Jackie Colby […]

Devon Cadets pass Air Cadet’s toughest leadership course

Congratulations to Cadet Flight Sergeant Matt Bagnall of 299 (Exmouth) Squadron and Cadet Sergeant Ross Pratt from 421 (Totnes) Squadron, who have both successfully completed […]

Army Reserve units in Swindon open the gates to local community

Four Army Reserve units based in Swindon threw open the gates of the town’s Army Reserve Centre at Church Place to stage a multi-badged Open […]

Royal Marines Reserve in the South West welcomes four more Green Berets to its ranks

Four more members of Royal Marines Reserve Bristol have joined the elite band of commandos entitled to wear the Green Beret.RMR Bristol currently has 17 […]

Cornwall Army Cadets’ new county training centre is taking shape

Cornwall’s Army Cadets are soon to have a new County Training Centre (CTC), 10 years after the closure of Penhale Camp left them without a […]

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