Archives: July 2019

Cadets celebrate 40 years of women in the force

To celebrate 40 years of women in the Cadet Force, female cadets and cadet force adult volunteers were special guests at last month’s Royal Gun Salu...

NHS staff set for deployment to Afghanistan

An assistant physiotherapy practitioner and a driver for NHS Blood and Transplant are among the British Army’s soldiers gearing up for frontline dut...

Bingley reservist names the day so he and his fiancée will be married before he goes on active duty

A Bingley man who became a British citizen so he could join the Army reserves is preparing to serve his chosen country in Afghanistan.

Army reservists from Leeds get set for deployment to Afghanistan

Five reserve soldiers from Leeds are in training ahead of deployment to Afghanistan.

Painter and decorator Chris swaps overalls for khakis as he prepares to serve in Afghanistan

A painter and decorator from North Yorkshire will swap overalls for khakis when he heads off to serve with the British Army in Afghanistan later this ...

Castleford cadets clean up wildlife haven

Sea cadets and adult volunteers rolled up their sleeves to help spruce up a local wildlife haven.

Mirfield air cadets flying experience

CADET Oscar Clayton was among eight air cadets who experienced a day of flying.

Highflying Scarborough cadet wins flying scholarship

A HIGH-FLYING Scarborough cadet beat off stiff nationwide competition to win coveted flying scholarship from the Royal Air Force Association.

Yorkshire marines test warfare skills in the Arctic

SIX of Yorkshire’s commandos have endured Arctic temperatures to hone their fighting skills in one of the world’s most challenging environments.

Reserve Forces