Mobilisation of Reservists

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has announced the mobilisation of Armed Forces Reservists as part of the COVID Support Force. At the moment, only Reservists with specialist skills that meet specific requests for […]

New measures to support battle against coronavirus in Scotland

The military has stepped up its work in Scotland as part of the ongoing UK Government response to coronavirus. From March 27, three RAF Puma helicopters will be stationed at Kinloss Barracks […]

ERS Gold deadline extended

The deadline for the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Gold submissions has been extended from March 25 to May 21. This gives UK employers who are working towards Gold Awards breathing space […]

Awards for island cadets

Last month, Orkney & Shetland Battery cadets held their annual Awards Night to celebrate the achievements of the cadets.  On February 22 the cadets, who are part of 1st Battalion the Highlanders […]

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