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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.



Click below to volunteer as an Adult Instructor with:


Sea Cadet Corps.
Army Cadet Force.
Air Training Corps.


By becoming an Adult Instructor (AI), you will become a vital and valued part of the Cadet organisation. Your guidance will help shape the future for Cadets and ensure they positively contribute to society, whether in service of civilian life. Being an AI is a fulfilling role that enables Cadets to learn new skills and overcome their feats.


As an AI, you can play your part in the community and benefit your own civilian career. These are opportunities to advance your own personal development because you will test your team leadership skills and gain experience. AI's are able to gain vocational qualifications up to master's degree level in various management and training courses.


Click here to find out more information.

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On this day 100 years ago, British forces surrendered to the Turkish Ottoman Army at Kut in Mesopotamia.


At the time, it was largest surrender of British soldiers ever and nearly 13,000 soldiers gave in after being under siege for almost five months.



A special event was held in Cardiff to mark the achievements of 200 local teenagers from South Wales – with six Mayors, two Major Generals and a regimental goat from The Royal Welsh amongst the VIPs.


Army Cadets from North Wales journeyed to the top of the highest mountain in England and Wales to light a beacon marking the Queen's 90th birthday. 


The beacon was lit on the summit of Snowdon last night (Thursday 21st April).