Each week the editor chooses a picture captured from a social media platform.
The National Cyber Security Centre (part of GCHQ) are offering a four day residential course for young people aged 14-15 who are interested in a career in cyber… Read more “Looking to a career in cyber security?”
The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has announced the new Army Cadet Achievement, Teamwork and Citizenship Award which requires cadets to:
Our picture shows cadets from this Battalion with Alasdair Hutton OBE, narrator for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
With the latest recruiting material being delivered, now is a good time for detachments to get recruiting.
The winners of the Brigade Alban Sodger competition with their presentation frames.
10 Bn cadets have gained a Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) Level 4 Award in Teamwork, Personal Skills and Citizenship with the Scottish Credit and Qualifications… Read more “Teamwork, Personal Skills and Citizenship Awards”
2Lt Cammy Green is the first (unless you know different) member of the Battalion to receive a certificate as part of the Saltire Awards. This Award, supported… Read more “Recognising commitment and contribution”
We reported a few weeks ago about the £12,400 that was collected by Bn cadets in one day in Glasgow city centre and we noted at the… Read more “More from Poppy Scotland”
Poppy Scotland have just let us know that the total collected by Battalion cadets in Glasgow city centre on Poppy Saturday was £12,496.
Cadets from throughout the Battalion area were at local Remembrance Day parades yesterday. In Glasgow over 170 cadets and adult volunteers were at the service at the… Read more “Remembrance Sunday”
Cadets were out and about throughout the Battalion area on Saturday to support Poppy Scotland, the culmination of a week of shaking cans at various supermarkets. In… Read more “Supporting Poppy Saturday”
Cadet Melissa Rodger currently on the Battalion battlefield study trip, lays a cross at the grave of her relative, Private Samuel Loudon Rodger.
Cadets from D Pl RHF attended the unveiling of a plaque at Nitshill train station dedicated to Sgt John Meikle MM VC a soldier who was awarded… Read more “Remembering a local hero”
Cadet Conor Mullen and Cadet Mellisa Rodger from 2 Pl RSB Motherwell represented the Battalion today at the 51 Brigade Alban Sodger competition held in Edinburgh Castle… Read more “Alban Sodger winners”
The Battalion held a competition tonight to choose our entry for the Brigade Alban Sodger Competition, which is based on research and reflection on the years that… Read more “Alban Sodger competition”
A further set of pictures from the Somme Battlefield visit. Also see:
B Company cadets take part in a service to commemorate the Battle of High Wood, where on 15 and 16 July 1916, 192 men of the Glasgow… Read more “Pictures from the Somme visit”
Cadets from F Pl RHF are off to the battlefields of World War 1 to commemorate the Glasgow soldiers who lost their lives there.
Today SI Connor Gibson – A Tp RA; SI Mark Maxwell – 1 Tp Scots DG; Miss Laura Kerr – ex SI 6 Tp Scots DG and… Read more “Achieving the Gold Award”
Some pictures of our cadets taken from various social media platforms in the last week or so:
The event in pictures.
5 Platoon Scots Guards at Lanark were out last Friday with Pupils from Carnwath Primary school at Dunsyre. The boys and girls were shown some of the… Read more “Lanark cadets out on community engagement”
B Tp RA provided an engagement day at Drumchapel High School. Bdr Kieran Rankin was one of the cadets involved.
Cadets from D Pl RHF and 1 Tp Scots DG have been finding out about the role of fire-fighters in the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.
Thirty seven cadets and adult leaders from 25 ACF counties/battalions gathered at Ballykinler Camp in Northern Ireland from 26th March to 1st April for a special Duke… Read more “Cpl Ross Kay reports on the DofE 60th residential training event”
Cadets of C Company turn out at Firhill to support Breast Cancer Care Scotland and raise much needed funds.
Cadets and adult volunteers from A Company took part in a very intense but rewarding training weekend of public speaking and presentation skills.
19 members of the Battalion have just returned from this year’s Poland Project visiting Krakow to learn about the holocaust and how the city has adapted after… Read more “Poland Project cadets back home”
3 Troop supports nationwide campaign. Our story now being carried by the local press.
While cadets were out and about throughout the Battalion area on the lead up to Remembrance Sunday, the total collected by cadets in Glasgow city centre alone… Read more “Scottish Poppy Appeal raises almost £16,000 by cadets in Glasgow”
Yesterday seven cadets from 3 Troop Royal Engineers (Airdrie), attended Sky Academy in Livingston, representing the Army Cadet Force, to be a part of a nationwide #iwill… Read more “3 Troop supports nationwide campaign”
Last night cadets from F Pl RHF (Glasgow Highlanders) presented over 60 Christmas Care Parcels to Lynn O’Brien of Support Our Soldiers. The parcels, collected across B… Read more “Christmas boxes for Scottish troops”
Many of the Battalion’s cadets have been out and about in supermarkets and shopping centres throughout the week, but it all culminated today in many Lanarkshire town centres… Read more “Lots of cadets; lots of poppies; lots of cash”
Cadets from throughout B Company have been showing their support for 2 SCOTS by collecting items to include in the Christmas packages to be sent out to… Read more “Christmas presents for our soldiers in Afghanistan”
As we head towards Remembrance Weekend when the Battalion’s cadets will be out in force to encourage everyone to ‘wear a poppy with pride’, some detachments have… Read more “Supporting Poppy Scotland”
Last night Cdt SSgt Sophie Mullen from E Pl RHF, SSI John Terry from A Tp RA and SSI David Green from D Tp RA were presented… Read more “Awards night at the City Chambers”
2 Platoon RSB Motherwell have been working hard to raise some much needed funds for two very deserving charities, St Andrews Hospice and Walking with the Wounded.
The Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire was the guest of honour at a presentations evening held at the Dechmont Cadet Training Centre on Wednesday 14th October.
Sixteen cadets from F Pl RHF (Glasgow Highlanders) represented the Battalion at the Battle of Loos Commemoration Service at Glasgow Cathedral on Sunday 27th September.
1 Platoon RSB provided the inflatable obstacle course and climbing tower at the Strathaven Balloon Festival on Saturday 29th August — an annual event that brings lots… Read more “Lots of hot air for 1 Platoon”
The Tri-Service cadet forces, under the auspices of Lowland RFCA were invited to play host to a number of guests from Education backgrounds alongside members of the… Read more “Battalion supports royal event”
While the rest of the Battalion were enjoying themselves and training hard at Easter Camp, one of our officers 2Lt Daniel Dillon was competing in an endurance… Read more “Completing a 56 mile endurance run”
1 Troop Scots Dragoon Guards (East Kilbride) Detachment ran a very successful community engagement event at Duncanrig High School in East Kilbride in early April, to raise… Read more “Engaging with Duncanrig High School”
Today 3 Troop Royal Engineers (Airdrie) D Company visited the brand new multimillion pound Sky Academy Skills Studios in Livingston and were treated to a fun filled… Read more “3 Troop Royal Engineers make the news”
Last weekend the Battalion’s 2Lt Chris Peacock and 2Lt Danny Dillon took part in the Marmot Dark Mountains (MDM) marathon, in aid of the military charity Combat… Read more “Our Midnight Mountaineers run for charity”