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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.
 

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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.

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A teenager from Torfaen has been appointed as the Lord-Lieutenant of Gwent’s Cadet at an awards ceremony in Newport and paid tribute to the adult volunteers who run the unit.

 

 

A teenager from Caerphilly has been appointed as the Lord-Lieutenant of Gwent’s Cadet at an awards ceremony in Newport and credited the Air Cadets with his employment success.

 

 

The Welsh Government is providing up to £100,000 over two years to the Welsh Local Government Association to ensure all Local Authorities in Wales have a local scheme in place offering free swimming for anyone currently serving or who has served in the Armed Forces.