Directory of Armed Forces related organisations

There are many external organisations that support the wider Armed Forces Covenant that we at Liverpool John Moores University have links with, and other organisations locally and nationally that provide support for the Armed Forces community.

Here is a directory of links to organisations that might prove useful to our students, staff and stakeholders.

University aligned military units

For LJMU students there are three organisations specifically designed to provide opportunities for you to experience and gain leadership skills in a military environment.

Community and charitable organisations

There are many local and national community and charitable organisations that support the Armed Forces Covenant, service leavers and their families.



Military reserve and cadet organisations

If you are interested in becoming a member of the military voluntary reserve or volunteering as a cadet instructor in the Merseyside region, detailed below are some website links for units and key organisations.

Many staff members and students at LJMU are involved in volunteering with their local cadet groups or are reservists alongside their work or studies.

Royal Navy and Royal Marines Reserve

Army Reserve

If you are interested in exploring the Army reserve, there are a number of units in the North West. You can use the Army’s find a reserve centre search to explore the different options available.

Local units include:

  • A Company, 4th Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment
  • 12 Company, 4th Battalion, The Parachute Regiment
  • A Squadron, 208 Field Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps
  • 33 (Lancashire and Cheshire) Signal Squadron, Royal Signals
  • 208 (3rd West Lancashire) Battery, Royal Artillery
  • 156 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps
  • 75 Engineer Regiment (107 Field Squadron RE)

Royal Air Force Reserve

Cadet Organisations