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  • Strategic Review Of Reserves
    The Report on the Strategic Review of Reserve Forces was announced on 28 April 2009 and can be found at the following link* I would commend all to read it, but in addition Unit COs have been supplied with a briefing pack for presentation within Units of the key findings.
  • Winter Sports Winners
    Eight reservists from HMS Wildfire travelled to Les Menuires, France, in January 2009 to compete in the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Alpine Championships 
  • Sports Lottery Winner
    Sub Lieutenant Laura Harrison, a reservist from HMS Wildfire in Northwood, recently won a brand new Volkswagen Polo in the Royal Navy Sports Lottery Easter draw.
  • Durham Royal Naval Reservistis top recruit
    A 40-year-old Royal Naval Reservist (RNR) from Durham was the topstudent on a two week RNR new entry course held at HMS Raleigh inCornwall
  • HMS Sherwood Supports Local Guide Dog Appeal
    The Submariners Association (Derbyshire) have raised £5000 to fund a guide dog puppy to be named Derby.  
  • Another Job Well Done For Fox Leading Hand
    Leading Hand Rebecca Vincent has recently returned from exercise South West Sword onboard RFA Lyme Bay. She was there to perform the role of Bridge Communication Watch Keeper.
  • Naval Reservists Enjoy Freedom of Plymouth
    Recently awarded the prestigious civic honour of the Freedom of the City, personnel from HMS Vivid, Plymouth's Royal Navy Reserve Unit, exercised their right to march through the city this weekend.
  • Experiences from Deployment in Gulf
    HMS Calliope currently has between 10 & 12% of its company on active deployment in locations around the world.
  • Sailing Weekend
    13th Mar 2009
    Sailing Weekend
    12 novice dinghy sailors of HMS Dalriada recently joined forces with TS Gold Rover, Greenock’s local Sea Cadet Unit, to learn the art of dinghy sailing (RYA Part 1) under the tutelage of Lt Jim Hearl, SCC.
  • Blackstock
    13th Mar 2009
    I recently attended HMS Raleigh to conduct my 2 weeks Royal Naval Reserve basic training.  I was slightly apprehensive although as an Ex Royal Naval Submariner I basically knew what to expect.