4624 SQUADRON reservists SUPPORT UK coronavirus testing

4624 SQUADRON reservists SUPPORT UK coronavirus testing

  • 20/07/2020 13:00:00
4624 SQUADRON reservists SUPPORT UK coronavirus testing Royal Air Force Reservists from 4624 Squadron at RAF Brize Norton, mobilised as part of the RAFs contribution to Operation RESCRIPT, MODs response to the COVID-19 pandemic, are currently deployed as a Mobile Testing Unit operating across Berks, Bucks and Oxon.   As the RAFs only Reserve Movements Squadron, 4624 Squadron personnel will normally be found  moving equipment and personnel around the world ...
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Taking on the British Weather - from Radiant Sunshine to Gale Force Winds

Taking on the British Weather - from Radiant Sunshine to Gale Force Winds

  • 16/07/2020 11:00:00
Taking on the British Weather - from Radiant Sunshine to Gale Force Winds Members of the Waterloo Band & Bugles of The Rifles put down their instruments this autumn for two weekends of their Adventure Training. Their choice of weapon – a 34ft yacht chartered from the Joint Services Adventure Sail Training Centre (JSASTC). The two expeditions were organised by Musician Steph Hicks who recently completed her Day Skipper qualification at JSASTC. She bravely offer...
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RAF BRIZE NORTON reservists train for coronavirus testing

RAF BRIZE NORTON reservists train for coronavirus testing

  • 14/07/2020 11:00:00
RAF BRIZE NORTON reservists train for coronavirus testing Royal Air Force Reservists from 501 Squadron at RAF Brize Norton have been working with the Irish Guards to support testing for the Coronavirus.   The 21 personnel from 501 Squadron, have joined with two other RAuxAF Sqns to form teams of 12 personnel, and have learnt how to set up a mobile testing unit and safely test members of the public for the Coronavirus. This is a significant change for 501 Squadr...
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151 Regiment RLC - Promotion

151 Regiment RLC - Promotion

  • 13/07/2020 11:00:00
151 Regiment RLC is pleased to announce the promotion of Reservist Simon Matthews. Simon 42, who is an Advertising Director in his civilian life, joined the Army Reserve in November 2011. Trained as an RLC Driver and then later completing Command Leadership Management Training, he has been serving as a Section Commander, before recently being selected for promotion to Sergeant. When presented with his new rank slide by the Commanding Officer, Simon said: “The Army Re...
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Brompton Academy CCF – Experience

Brompton Academy CCF – Experience

  • 09/07/2020 13:00:00
Brompton Academy CCF – Experience   I signed up to the Brompton Academy CCF in mid-2014; I was only 13 at the time. I joined seeking new experiences, challenges, discipline and also to have some fun with my mates. Starting cadets was obviously a bit intimidating at the start, being surrounded by senior cadets and soldiers (Full time, Reserve & ex-forces). However, over the 5 ½ years as a cadet, being surrounded by these people i.e Capt. Knight, ...
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