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54 Support Squadron and 867 Signal Troop - Redditch

54 (Queen’s Own Warwickshire and Worcestershire Yeomanry) Support Squadron and 867 Signal Troop.

A message from the Officer Commanding

"I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to 54 (QOWWY) Support Squadron which exists to provide enabling capability to the rest of the regiment. It achieves this by having trained chefs, medics, clerks and communication systems operators.

Members of Support Squadron have a diverse and interesting role. Working in relatively small groups, each person has an opportunity to contribute and be recognised for the part they play."

 

Officer Commanding

54th (QOWWY) Support Squadron is based in Redditch, Worcestershire. The Squadron provides administration, coordination and support to the Regiment and plays host to Regimental Headquarters (RHQ). RHQ consists of a contingent of Regular Army and Army Reserve commissioned and non-commissioned officers and civilian personnel.

A soldier gets ready for exercise.Joining Support Squadron as a member of the Army Reserve offers a vast array of career options. In addition to being a Royal Signals unit, the Squadron is supported by personnel from the Royal Logistics Corps (RLC), the Adjutant General’s Corps (AGC) and the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC). The full list of sub trades in these Corps includes:

  • Communications Systems Operators (Royal Corps of Signals)
  • Chefs (Royal Logistics Corps)
  • Clerks (Adjutant Generals Corps)
  • Medics (royal Army Medical Corps)

Support Squadron offers an enjoyable and varied training environment and is host to many of the Regiment’s training exercises throughout the year. In addition to weekend training, the variety of trades allows members to plan and execute a wide range of training exercises on drill nights.

The Squadron benefits from a real sense of ‘esprit de corps’; members have staunch camaraderie and they and their families benefit from a lively social calendar including Christmas parties, summer barbeque, Armistice events, adventurous training and quiz nights.

If you would like to become a member of this dynamic, steadfast and cordial team, read on to the recruitment information below. Joining the Army Reserve will engender a positive change in your life, your family and those around you.

‘Certa Cito’

(Swift and Sure, Royal Signals Motto)

54 Sp Sqn Map

Recruitment

We are always looking for keen, committed people who relish a challenging and rewarding environment to join us as both as Officers and as Soldiers. You don’t need any previous Signals or IT knowledge and we can provide full advice about how to build your fitness levels to those required by the Army. More information on the criteria for joining can be found on the “Joining the Army” part of the Army website.

We train on Tuesday evenings between 1930-2130 at the Army Reserve Centre *. We also train on 1-2 weekends per month and your attendance can be flexible according to your civilian commitments. We deploy on a two week training exercise as a whole Regiment once a year and previous destinations have included Germany, France and various locations in the UK. You will be paid the same daily rate as your Regular counterparts for all the training that you attend.

Whether you would relish the opportunity to serve your country, you are looking for something more out of life or you want transferrable skills for your civilian employment, then contact our Recruiting Team today or drop in on a Tuesday evening!

54 Sp Sqn - Contact

Telephone: 01527599324 / 01527599304

Email: 37sr-spsqn-psao@mod.uk

Kohima House
Winyates Way
Moons Moat North Industrial Estate
REDDITCH, B98 9PJ