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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.


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.


A Tri-service Employer Recognition Scheme awards ceremony will take place tomorrow at Cardiff City Stadium.



This week, EQUUS – The Horse At War exhibition will end after seven months of display at the National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon.



On Sunday, Army Reserve (Wales) took on the British Army (Germany) in a hard fought 80 minute rugby match.


The day was sponsored by RFCA for Wales and took place at St Peter’s Rugby Football Club in Cardiff in front of over 100 fans.