Archives: January 2018

Six Merseyside employers recognised for support to Armed Forces

Six organisations on Merseyside have been recognised for their support to the Armed Forces community including to cadets, servicemen and women, Reserv...

Alamein Barracks celebrates 60 years

By Maj Bob Dobson, PSAO, Alamein BarracksThis October Army Reserve Centre Alamein Barracks in Huyton on Merseyside, home to 33 Sig Sqn, celebrated its...

611 Squadron doing the business in Cyprus

611 Squadron, the first of the new RAF Reserve squadrons to be formed under Future Reserves 2020, marked another major milestone when it completed its...

I’m a medic get me out of here!

by Capt Kevin Thornley, 207 (Manchester) Fd HospUnder the direction of the Army’s Op FORTIFY, the drive to recruit to the Army Reserve, the Recruit ...

Chester Army Reserve soldier’s driving adventure in the jungles of South America

Daniel Dove, a Corporal serving with C (Cheshire Yeomanry) Sqn QOY based in Chester, has just returned from a five-week long exercise in the jungles o...

Merseyside Army Reservists parade in ‘civvies’

Army Reservists in Huyton, Merseyside, marked the nation’s first ever Reserves Day, which takes place this Wednesday (June 24), by attending trainin...

Soldiers and civil servant from Cheshire honoured by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant

Army Reservists and a civil servant have been honoured by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant at the annual presentation of the Lord-Lieutenant’s Award...

Birds infiltrate Wigan Army Reserve unit

A seven tonne Army truck has been ‘grounded’ after blackbirds took up home in it.The MAN Support Vehicle is a monster off-road HGV capable of carr...

611 Sqn welcomed into 1 Group

611 Sqn RAuxAF, one of six FR20 squadrons reformed in the wake of the SDSR, was welcomed into the No 1 Group fold during a visit by Air Vice-Marshal (...

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