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This Spring will see the completion of an extraordinary national cycling challenge by the Army Cadet Force (ACF) to raise funds for the Matthew Bacon Bursary. The Bursary enables young Army Cadets to take part in Outward-Bound Courses or Expeditions to provide opportunities that would otherwise be beyond their means.

A vacancy has arisen for a HQ Cadet Administrative Assistant (Crown Servant, Pay Band E1), covering the Counties of Clwyd and Gwynedd.


Thousands of Service Personnel are deployed abroad over the Christmas period, working across the globe to help keep Britain safe and many Welsh members of the UK's Armed Forces have sent messages to their families and friends.


With so many British personnel bracing themselves for Christmas away from their families, and the prospect of a silent night particularly distant, how did they mark the last Christmas of the First World War? Here’s how much it has changed in the century since…

Congratulations are due to cadets from Dyfed & Glamorgan and Clwyd & Gwynedd Army Cadet Forces for their successful applications to embark on the Jubilee Sailing Trust Lord Dannatt’s Round Britain Challenge.

Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Hughes, Deputy Chief Executive at the Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association (RFCA) for Wales, shares his experience of spending Christmas away from home…

The Armed Forces community has welcomed two Welsh companies to the network of networks that offer support to past and present Service Personnel.


1148 (Penarth) Squadron Air Training Corps (ATC) has been pushing the organisation to new heights with their recent achievements.




Cadet organisations play a key role in increasing social mobility and helping children reach their potential, according to an independent report.

This weekend’s eagerly-awaited clash between Wales and New Zealand had a strong RAF flavour as the service prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary


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