Postbag: Is Army Reserve up to scratch?

A FRIEND of mine is now a Reservist having previously been a Regular soldier. I understand the Army’s need to reduce manning costs, but having heard her description of her most-recent training weekend I am unco...

Top awards for Reserve-friendly firms

PRIME Minister David Cameron has presented gold awards to ten UK companies as part of the MOD’s newly-launched Employer Recognition Scheme at an Armed Forces Covenant reception at 10 Downing Street. The awar...

Roses and rifles

LANCASHIRE couple Jeff Tosh and Sarah Edgar will be swapping flowers and chocolates for rations and rifles this Valentine’s Day. The couple who are both members of 381 Supply Squadron, 159 Support Regiment, ...