Seven-year-old Evan Craig is the proud winner of this year’s Plymouth Armed Forces Day badge design competition, sponsored by the Military Kid’s Club (MKC) Heroes. Evan’s RAF-inspired design includes Smeaton’s Tower and an air display from the Red Arrows. He said: “I chose Smeaton’s Tower as you see it on all things to do with Plymouth and I chose the RAF Red Arrows as they do spectacular displays.” His pin badge is on sale now for £3 at the Tourist Information Centre on The
It is with regret the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) have had to pull out of the Tri-Service Competition. However we are pleased to announce The Royal Engineers, also known as the Sappers, have stepped up to the mark and will sub for them. The Army’s Corps of Royal Engineers are also known as the Sappers. The term originates from the trenches or ‘saps’ which engineers were employed to build towards enemy positions in order to allow the placing and detonating
265 Port Squadron RLC are your local Army Reserve unit based in Plymouth at the Derriford Army Reserve Centre. We are holding an open evening on Thursday 12 July from 7pm to 9 PM to show people what we are all about. If you're interested in joining the Army Reserve or just want to see what we do, why not come along. Joining the Army Reserve will open up opportunities to meet new people, learn new skills and travel the world in your spare time. After selection and training we'
The Plymouth Armed Forces Day programme is now available online and in various locations around Plymouth. We are once again putting on a spectacular and exciting programme of events and activities for the whole family to enjoy. There will be a memorial service, parades, music, field gun competitions, arena displays, and finishing off the day will be an exhilarating air show and evening concert to dance the night away. You can pick up the official programme free in various loc