Pictured in the Peak District are LCpl Hannah Fletcher, Christopher Baldock, Cpl Elizabeth Train Brown, LCpl Ellie Rowbotham, LCpl Tarryn Rayment, LCpl Erin Rowe and LCpl Jake Lawson.

APRIL 21ST 2017

Lincolnshire Army Cadets strike gold

In the past 12 months 87 teenagers across the county have completed their award with six achieving the gold award, 23 earning silver and 58 bronze. To pass, cadets have to complete tasks in four sections: volunteering, physical, skills and expedition. Lincolnshire cadets took on challenges such as walking in the Yorkshire Dales and the […]

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Montsaye Academy CCF with their berets

APRIL 21ST 2017

Montsaye Academy CCF celebrates affiliation

Montsaye Academy Combined Cadet Force (CCF) held its Affiliation Parade at the Greening Road school on Thursday, 20 April. The ceremony marked the official link of the CCF and 104 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. It was attended by the Commanding Officer, 104 Battalion REME, Lieutenant Colonel Alan Smith who presented the members of […]

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Members of the Lincolnshire  ACF band performing at a recent Easter Camp press release

APRIL 21ST 2017

Celebrating Her Majesty’s reign

The Band and Corps of Drums of Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) will be performing at the Recital Hall, Lincoln Minister School, on Saturday 22 April and will be taking to the stage alongside ACF bands from around the country to showcase all of their musical talents. The ACF performers will also be joined by […]

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APRIL 18TH 2017

New Army Cadet Force detachment to open in Navenby

The Navenby Detachment will open on Monday (24 April) at The Venue on Grantham Road in the village. It will become part of No. 1 Company of Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) who are celebrating their centenary this year. The detachment has been started after consultation with Navenby Parish Council to provide new challenges and […]

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APRIL 18TH 2017

Cracking Easter experiences for cadets

For many Air Cadet detachments there was the unusual experience of a week with the Royal Navy. Members of Swadlincote, West Bridgford and Melton Mowbray Air Cadets were among the units that enjoyed a week to remember joining the Royal Navy on HMS Bristol in Portsmouth. With visits to the Naval Dockyard including HMS Victory, […]

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Colonel Ian Sackree at the 100th birthday celebration

APRIL 13TH 2017

Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force celebrates centenary

The camp for new junior cadets at Beckingham Training Camp, near Newark, from 7 to 11 April /culminated in a special ceremony. In front of around 300 parents, friends and families, commemorative badges were presented to all cadets and adult volunteers by Colonel Stuart Williams (Deputy Commander 7 Infantry Brigade), Colonel Ian Sackree (Colonel Cadets […]

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Signing the Armed Forces Covenant in Derbyshire Chief Constable Mick Creedon QPM and Lieutenant Colonel David Dawber TD DL

APRIL 12TH 2017

Derbyshire Police promises to support Forces personnel

The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or have previously served in the Armed Forces, and their families, are treated fairly. The Constabulary currently employs five reservists and publicly declared its support for the Armed Forces community by signing the Covenant on 12 April at their headquarters […]

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Signing the Armed Forces Covenant in Leicestershire

APRIL 10TH 2017

Leicestershire Police pledge to support the Armed Forces

The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or have previously served in the Armed Forces, and their families, are treated fairly. The force, which currently employs four reservists, signed the covenant on 7 April at an event held at their headquarters in Enderby, Leicestershire. The Chief Constable […]

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Badge 100 years 3 (2) copy

APRIL 7TH 2017

Group for former Lincolnshire Army Cadets relaunched

The Lincolnshire ACF Association is to meet three or four times a year over food and drink. It’s hoped going forward that each year one event will take place in spring, one in summer, one in September and one in November. The Association is for the former cadets and volunteers to meet as friends. Any […]

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General Training Environment

APRIL 5TH 2017

Olympic hopeful helps cadets in Nottingham

Petty Officer Afton Fitzhenry, aged 22, is helping out at the Waterside Way based unit amid her full-time training with the Team GB canoe sprint team. It’s a sport the 22-year-old picked up as result of being a Sea Cadet at home in Northern Ireland. After showing her talent, she’s now recognised among the canoe […]

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