News Articles: April 2020

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Date Posted: Wednesday, 29 April 2020 @ 11:43
Royal Air Force Typhoon jets, based at RAF Lossiemouth, have today left for Lithuania to begin the UK’s latest NATO Air Policing mission. The 6 Squadron aircraft are deploying to Šiauliai Air Base in Lithuania where they will carry out the Baltic Air Policing mission for the summer, along with the Spanish Air Force, who will be deploying F-18 fighters. This is a core UK defence task that the RAF is able to continue in addition t...
Date Posted: Tuesday, 28 April 2020 @ 11:49
The Puma helicopter, which is part of the Aviation Task Force detachment at Kinloss Barracks, travelled to Stornoway, Benbecula and Barra on the Western Isles to work with personnel from NHS Scotland and HM Coast Guard in the fight against coronavirus.  Operating as part of the tri-Service Joint Helicopter Command, the experienced RAF crews were able to ensure that the emergency care teams are familiar with the aircraft ahead of any pot...
Date Posted: Wednesday, 15 April 2020 @ 14:06
British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) hold a programme of National Employment & Career Events throughout the year and country, which gives the Armed Forces Community (AFC) the opportunity to meet employers, training providers, charities and associations face to face. COVID-19 has changed how we have been interacting, as it has for the companies we work with and most companies across the UK/World.Our Virtual platform has replaced our pla...
Date Posted: Thursday, 2 April 2020 @ 10:31
Young Noah Clarke-Roberts was hoping for a reply to a letter he wrote to his local Army unit saying he wanted to join when he grows up after studying the World Wars in school. But the nine-year-old from Birkenhead got more than he bargained for when the Regimental Sergeant Major personally delivered the reply along with a daysack full of Army goodies to his home in a 6-tonne MAN troop-carrier. A thrilled Noah was also invited to spend a...