Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Joint Casualty & Compassionate Centre (JCCC)


When families experience incidents at home while loved ones are serving overseas it is very important that everyone is aware of the process in place that can facilitate their immediate return home.

This short Families Brief is to explain the role the Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC) undertakes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to help families when incidents occur involving Service Personnel or someone at home.


For further information contact:
Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre
Imjin Barracks
Gloucester
GL3 1HW
Tel: 01452 519951


CO Lt Col Simon Bradley speaks to BFBS #BD75

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of Army Bomb Disposal.
Lt Col Simon Bradley is the Commanding Officer of 33 Engineer Regiment EOD based at Carver Barracks in Wimbish.
He’s been speaking to our reporter Shirley Swain about BD75, the events marking its 75 year history, as well as his pride at recently taking command of the unit.
Click on the above link to hear the full interview.

Monday, 28 September 2015

£316 Raised for Macmillian

Liz would like to thank everyone within our community that either helped make or purchase a cake at the Bake Sake for Macmillian last Friday.

A whopping £316 was raised.

Stacey Albitt was the lucky winner of the raffle too

Many thanks Carver

Tag Rugby @ Saffron Walden: Open to Girls & Boys - From Under 6's


Thursday, 24 September 2015

Forces Tv: George Cross W01 Hughes

FORCES TV

W01 Kim Hughes : 33 Engineer Regiment (EOD)

Speaking to Forces TV, Warrant Officer Kim Hughes was awarded the George Cross Medal after making safe over 80 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) during the Afghan War.

Monday, 21 September 2015

Army Families Federation: Concerns Report


Please find linked below Army Families Concerns report covering Jan-Jul 2015. It covers issues which have been raised to the Army Families Federation so far this year
Click here

Saturday, 12 September 2015

Entry to Station

Please can you make sure that you have your ID pass when entering the barracks - NO ID NO ENTRY!

If you require a dependants pass please contact the Guard Room 01223 203617

Thursday, 10 September 2015

Family Legal Services


Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Fat Face


Information for Occupants - Utility Bill Management at Move In


You Tube Clip from the AFF

You Tube Clip from The Army Families Federation

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Plantation Youth FC: Footballers Needed!


Monday, 7 September 2015

Tang Ting: £117.54 raised


Tuesday, 1 September 2015

D & K Hearts & Crafts

For beautiful personalised gifts right on our doorstep!
How lovely is this plaque!

Op Shader: FREE Mail

BFPO - Enduring Free Mail Service

In response to feedback received from personnel, the MOD has taken the step to extend its Enduring Families Free Mail Service (EFFMS) from 1 September 2015.
It will allow a further 1,200 personnel serving on joint operations on land, sea, and air to benefit from the opportunity to receive letters and parcels from their family and friends for free.
The EFFMS is delivered by the British Forces Post Office (BFPO) in conjunction with Royal Mail, and allows family and friends to send letters and items roughly the size of a shoe box and weighing up to 2kg from one of the 11,500 post offices throughout the UK to Defence personnel around the world.
See full details at this link