On Bank Holiday Saturday (23 August), city residents will get to taste the food and drink of the Alliance’s 28 nations at a festival running along the banks of the River Usk near the Riverfront Theatre and The Wave, organised by the UK Government and supported by Newport City Council.
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.
On 4 to 5 September 2014, Wales will host the largest gathering of international leaders ever to take place in Britain as the UK hosts the NATO summit.
President Obama, Chancellor Merkel, and President Hollande are expected to attend along with leaders and senior ministers from around 60 other countries.
The summit comes as NATO draws down from its longest ever mission in Afghanistan and against a backdrop of instability in Ukraine. It is an opportunity to ensure that NATO continues to be at the forefront of building stability in an unpredictable world.
On Saturday, four Regular and Reserve personnel of the RAF’s recently revived 614 Squadron will give up their bank holiday weekend and take part in a sponsored walk to raise money for a charitable cause.