Archives: May 2021

Hertfordshire volunteers receive special recognition

The Lord-Lieutenant of Hertfordshire, Robert Voss CBE CStJ, awarded Certificates of Meritorious Service to adult volunteers from the Cadet Forces and ...

Maldon sea cadets activity day
Maldon Sea Cadets sprang back with an Activity Day

As thousands of young people in East Anglia resume face-to-face activities with their respective youth organisations, CPO Tracey Temme also welcomed 9...

New RFCA Minibuses for the Army Cadet Forces
New minibuses ready to take the Army Cadets on adventures

Thirteen new minibuses have been supplied to the Army Cadet Force in East Anglia, ready to take thousands of Army cadets on adventures like Annual Cam...

A personal account of Op rescript by RAF Reservist
Not everyone in the RAF flies planes – A personal account of Op Rescript by Cpl Gary Forder

The following is a personal account of Operation Rescript by RAF Reservist Corporal Gary Forder.Around this time last year I put my civilian life on h...

King's Lynn Air Cadets return to the squadron building
King’s Lynn Air Cadets re-united with an evening of team-building exercises

On Monday 26th April, 42F (King’s Lynn) Squadron Air Training Corps cadets and staff were re-united, after a year of being stood down due to the cor...

cadets reservists expedition with ulysses trust
Expeditions could be the key to getting local units re-energised post-lockdown, says Ulysses Trust

After such a long spell of relative inactivity, expeditions could play a crucial role in re-energising Reserve Forces and Cadet units.The Ulysses Trus...

Army Engagement Group (AEG) reports on its achievements in 2020

The Army Engagement Group (AEG) has published its annual report, providing a measurement of AEG activity between March 2020 and February 2021, summari...

Chelmsford Army Reserve Centre is available to hire under Alternative Venues
Successful year for Alternative Venues generates income for the RFCA Estate

New clients and an invigorated business model have resulted in a successful year for Alternative Venues, which re-invests revenue from the hiring of o...

Heinkel Bomber crashed in Chelmsford
The story of the German bomber that crashed in our office car park

A German bomber aircraft crashed in the grounds of the East Anglia RFCA Headquarters in 1940.The RFCA for East Anglia Headquarters, Springfield Tyrell...