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Welcome to the official website of the Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Association for Wales


RFCA for Wales has a duty to deliver first class support services directly to the Royal Naval Reserve, Royal Marines Reserve, Army Reserve, Royal Auxiliary Air Force and their cadets.


RFCA for Wales provides a link to the local community to raise awareness of the rewards of part-time soldiering to Reservists and employers.


RFCA for Wales also engage with young people to educate them of the practical and academic skills they can gain by joining a Cadet organisation. There are also fulfilling roles for Adult Volunteers who guide the development of the next generation.

Wales Remembers 1914-1918


Wales Remembers 1914-1918 is the official signposting website for the latest Information, news and events on how Wales will commemorate the centenary of the First World War.


This site reflects the impact that the First World War had on Wales and the impact Wales had on the First World War.


Over the coming months and years, it will document how the people, communities and organisations of Wales will be commemorating this important centenary.


Click here to visit the Wales Remembers 1914-1918 website.


Defence Reform Act 2014


The current law that governs call-out powers for Reservists (the Reserve Forces Act 1996) has changed following the commencement of the Defence Reform Act on 1 October 2014.


Now, a Reservist can be mobilised for any purpose that a Regular can be used. Click here to read the full changes to call out powers.


Also, there have been changes to the additional payments made to employers and employment protection for Reservists. Click here to read more.


HMS Somerset spent three days docked at Britannia Quay in Cardiff Bay this weekend and officially launched this year’s Poppy Appeal in Wales.



The Tri-services were at the Welsh Government’s Merthyr Tydfil office yesterday to host an Armed Forces recruitment event.



Sir Deian Hopkin is the guest of honour at Cardiff Business Club’s second formal meeting of the season on Tuesday 14 October.


The event, sponsored The Reserve Forces’ & Cadets’ Association for Wales will take place at St David’s Hotel in Cardiff Bay.