Ben’s Blog – Armed Forces Day

Ben’s Story I joined The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) in May 1996, aged 16, enrolling in intake 96B at Princess Marina College as an apprentice Electronics Technician. This involved far more academic work than I expected, and I didn’t get to my 1st unit, 47th Regiment Royal Artillery, until early 1999. […]

Mark’s Blog – Armed Forces Day

Mark’s Story I joined the Army in 1986 as an Apprentice Tradesman and spent 2 years at the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) 6th Form college studying electrical engineering to enable me to qualify as a Radar Technician. Postings to Larkhill, Kirton In Lindsay (twice), Reading and Bristol followed over the next 15 years.  […]

Adam’s Blog – Armed Forces Day

Adam’s Story As I look back on my military career to date, I feel blessed to have been exposed to the people, places, experiences and opportunities that I have been.  My 33-year journey from being a 16-year old junior soldier to commanding on operations as a company commander, battalion commander and group commander is not […]

Louise’s Blog – Armed Forces Day

Louise’s Story By the time I retired from the RAF in 2007 I had spent half my life in ‘light blue’. But it had never been my intention to join the Armed Forces. Other than developing an obsession with fast jet aircraft – a result of having grown up near what was then BAC Warton […]

Vince’s Blog – Armed Forces Day

Vince’s Story I joined the Army in August 1982, having completed a civilian engineering apprenticeship. This was the realisation of an ambition I had since the age of 10! On completion of Basic Military Training at the REME Depot in Arborfield I started my basic armourer trade training at the School of Electrical and Mechanical […]

Rick’s Blog – Armed Forces Day

Rick’s Story I joined the REME as a Vehicle Mechanic in Sept 1982 serving my military basic training in Arborfield and moving to Bordon for my Class 3 trade training. My first posting saw me deploy to Oxford Barracks to the Irish Guards in Munster Germany, where I took part in the largest NATO exercise […]

Armed Forces Day 2019

#ArmedForcesDay is an opportunity for Engage to say thank you to Servicemen and Women, past and present, for serving and protecting the UK. It takes place on 29th June this year. As proud holders of the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award and having signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant. We will be sharing […]

CTP Employment Fair 2019

Only 1 week to go until this year’s CTP Employment Fair at the University of West England (UWE)! The Engage team will be on hand to discuss the range of opportunities that we have available at the fair on 13th June. We are recruiting now for: • Systems Engineers • Equipment Support Practitioners • ILS […]

ARMY V NAVY 2019

On Saturday, the Engage team had a fantastic day attending the Army v Navy Rugby event for the Babcock Trophy at Twickenham Stadium. It was a great match and there was a healthy rivalry within the Engage box. The day was sold-out with around 80,000 attendees. There was an amazing atmosphere and it was great […]

£671.86 for Stand Up To Cancer!

On Monday morning, Engage hosted a bake sale/ bake off to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer. We are pleased to announce the amount raised was £671.86! We are very grateful and want to thank everyone who participated and helped us to raise money for a charity close to our hearts. There were some […]