Archives: April 2021

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Reserves train for new job-related fitness test

Reservists from across Yorkshire are gearing up for new tests designed to check they are fit enough for the role they do.

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Award-winning RAF reserve heads out on new deployment

Newly returned from Covid-testing in Manchester, award-winning Yorkshire RAF reserve Ben Massey is set for another deployment.

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Commanders report on cadets to RFCA

Cadet units across all three services are predicting a bounce-back in cadet numbers once in-person training resumes.

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RFCA walks the walk on volunteering

The Covid pandemic has led to a bigger take up of a RFCA scheme aimed at encouraging staff to volunteer.

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Reviews to signpost the future direction of RFCAs

The Government is due to publish three reviews this month that may have implications for the work of the RFCA.

Reserves brave freezing temperatures to hone their skills on exercise

More than 30 reservests from 4th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment are doing a specially devised programme to help them prepare for future promotion.

Reserve Ryan become ‘fastest ever’ to qualify – despite Covid

McDonald’s worker Ryan Shippey of Barnsley is celebrating after completing back-to-back training that means he is today one of the Yorkshire Regimen...

Lockdown no bar to the cadets for Emily

Virtual parade nights have proved no bar to attracting new recruits to Yorkshire’s Air Cadet squadrons.

Katie finds her wings during lockdown

For Yorkshire teen Katie Ashford, lockdown has been the time for finding her wings and joining the Air Cadets.

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