The Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Association for Greater London

Community Open Day 

F (RIFLES) Company - The London Regiment are holding an Open Day where members of the local community can come along and see what the Army Reserve has to offer.

On the day you'll be able try on our kit and equipment, look at our vehicles, use the indoor range, and find out first-hand what it's like to be an Army Reservist.

This is a great family friendly event where you can test your skills on a kids assault course, try some Army field cooking and have a look at our rich history. Local businesses are also welcome, who will be able to chat to local Reservists and discover the many different ways the Army Reserve works to help the local community.


Who are we?

F (RIFLES) Company is your local Army Reserve Infantry sub-unit of up to 120 spare time and full time male and female soldiers – infanteers, combat medics, communications specialists, HR specialists, logistics specialists, drivers and chefs; where all roles are open to all people!

We;

  • Are culturally diverse, speaking 11 different languages.

  • Have an age range of 18 to 58.

  • Have a wide range of civilian jobs including emergency services, IT specialists, tradesmen, project managers, journalists, business owners, fitness instructors, bankers, retail assistants and students.

  • Have long links with the Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham; and after a short period outside LBHF, have recently moved back into the area – and a lot of our members come from the area, and even went to school here – maybe yours!

What do we do?

  • Train our team in military skills that include fieldcraft, tactics, weapons skills and shooting.

  • Develop transferable life skills (first aid, communications, navigation, driving, logistics, media/PR, planning and problem solving).

  • Provide opportunity to keep fit, play sports and socialise.

  • Help people learn how to operate as part of a team or be in charge of a team, and how to make decisions and take responsibility as an individual.

  • Offer great opportunity for travel to new and exciting countries on exercise or on deployed tasks as part of the wider Armed Forces – protecting our country and supporting our local community.

Date

Saturday 4 August 2018

Time

1pm to 4pm

Location

Princess Louise House

190 Hammersmith Road

London, W6 7DJ

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