The new facilities will enable the REME
to come together in one location.
The first-ever finalists for the IREM REME
Awards have been announced, and this accomplished, impressive group showcases the depth and breadth of those working to improve the places we live, work and shop today.
In May 2013, after consulting with family - and select close friends who were business leaders in other industries - Cairns decided to commit to a plan to buyout REME
Lt Col Ian Adkins, of 102 Battalion REME
, who is a chartered engineer, explained that of its soldiers repair, recover, maintain and modify most of the army's equipment from SA80 rifles to Challenger 2 tanks, and from Land Rovers to Apache helicopters.
To Lee Moran, the REME
- Miss your azz loads `n' can't wait to see you when you get home.
At the age of 21 National Service called and I spent the next three years in REME
seeing service in Malaya, Singapore and Hong Kong.
At its height, REME
had 8,000 officers, 150,000 soldiers and 100,000 civilians working for it.
The two, and Craftsman Shon Evans, 18, of REME
, are spending two weeks at the Army Careers Information Office in Bangor where they were first recruited.
The company's nine-strong team is fully integrated into 7 Air Assault Battalion REME
who work in partnership with the Army to maintain the UK's Apache helicopter force.
Having already awarded the Freedom of the Borough to the Rifles and the Yorkshire Regiment, the council recently agreed to confer a similar honour on the Royal Air Force and REME
soldiers are the Army's "Mr and Mrs Fixits" and use their skills to fix everything from rifles to Challenger 2 tanks.
They were attached to the REME
(Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) and were formed into a Recovery Unit.