The Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) is an integral part of Britain’s naval forces. The 3,250 male and female volunteers are drawn from all walks of life and train for a variety of roles to enable the Royal Navy to meet its operational commitments. These include: giving vital logistical support to ship crews; sending detailed signal information to merchant shipping; and planning the landing of an amphibious task group. In recent years, Royal Naval Reservists have become increasingly integrated with the day-to-day operations of the Royal Navy.
HMS PRESIDENT enjoys a stunning location on the Thames, overlooking the entrance to St Katharine Docks, just below Tower Bridge. The unit trains on Tuesday evenings 1900-2100.
HMS WILDFIRE is attached to the UK’s National Defence Headquarters in Northwood, Middlesex. The unit trains on Wednesday evenings 1930-2130.