There are over 4,500 Reservists across the Greater London Region who work with the Regulars in the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force.

They are highly trained women and men, often deployed on operations at home and overseas. They commit to an annual training programme in their spare time, gain new skills and qualifications, and are paid for their time. Reservists are a vital part of the Armed Forces and form around 19% of the nation’s defence capacity. Read a little more about what they’ve been up to over the last year.

Engineer Reservists support to G7 Summit

101 (City of London) Engineer Regiment (EOD&S) is unique in that it’s the only Volunteer Reserve Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Search Regiment in the British Army.

A drop in the community – HMS President hosts Royal Navy open evening

On 14 October, HMS President opened its doors to the Tower Hamlets and Greater London community for a special event.

600 Squadron Officer Cadet receives Sword of Honour

Flying Officer Jonathan Rymel was invited to attend the Royal Graduation at RAF Cranwell.

ULOTC return to sea

Over this Summer the OCdts have been very busy with four expeditions around the UK.

Op RESCRIPT – Central Quarantine Facility, Shrivenham

Sgt Cottington was mobilised from 10th Aug 2020 to 5th Nov 2021 on Op RESCRIPT and deployed in the Defence Academy Shrivenham.

Privileged Status of City of London awarded to First Aid Nursing Yeomanry

Presentation of Privileged Status Award to the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (Princess Royal’s Volunteer Corps) by the Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of the City of London, in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal, the Corps’s Commandant-in-Chief

10 reasons to join the Reserves

Protect our nation’s interests across a range of operations