Archive - Army Cadet Force

LNR ACF parading

October 29th 2020

Preparations for return to face-to-face training for Cadets

Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland (LNR) Army Cadet Force (ACF) have been working hard to get everything ready.  Following Government and Regional Command guidance, they have ensured all detachments are thoroughly cleaned and have updated their Risk Assessments to reflect the new situation.  Every Cadet Force Adult Volunteer (CFAV) has received a briefing and training on […]

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Mount Everest

August 18th 2020

Lincoln Cadets ‘climb’ Mount Everest to raise funds for International Bomber Command Centre

The Cadets will walk the 85,238 steps to replicate the distance needed to climb to the top of Everest.  They aim to raise £1 per step – that’s a whopping target of £85,238. The idea was that of Cadet Lance Corporal Adrian Robson, aged 14, who heard about the loss of income suffered by the […]

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Cadet Evie Botting with schoolchildren in Africa

June 26th 2020

ARMY CADET TRAVELS TO AFRICA TO TEACH FOOTBALL

The Army Cadet Force is a youth organisation providing fun, adventure and education to young people.  From weekly training to weekend camps, there is never a dull moment.  And opportunities, such as travelling abroad and visiting other cultures, are encouraged and supported.  On Cadets Day, we asked Evie to tell us about her visit to […]

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VE Day Bake off

May 20th 2020

CADETS ‘INSPIRE AND ACHIEVE’ DURING LOCKDOWN ACTIVITIES

Baking Competition for VE Day 75 Cadets were invited to bake and decorate a cake in preparation for VE Day celebrations for their ‘stay at home’ tea parties, as part of their lockdown activities.  The winning entry came from Cadet Blakely,  with a very professional looking tiered cake with blue dripping icing on top, decorated […]

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Cadet being interviewed for forces TV

April 28th 2020

TWO AIR CADETS FEATURE IN FORCES TV FOR VOLUNTARY COMMUNITY AID

Cadet Sergeant Sam Mason and Cadet Neave Williamson are helping with the packing up and distribution of food and medicines to those within the Groby and Ratby area who cannot get around during this difficult time. The Cadets have also been helping with the assembly of 40,000 masks destined for NHS and retail staff, and […]

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Nelson family bike ride

April 23rd 2020

CADET FAMILY KEEPING FIT DURING LOCKDOWN BY CYCLING 100 MILES FOR DEMENTIA

Jordan’s #CyclingForDementia challenge includes a 100 mile bike ride over the course of a month, on behalf of the Alzheimer’s Society and in memory of his grandfather, who passed away in December 2013 from the disease. Jordan’s family are all involved with the Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force (Lincs ACF):  his father Captain John Nelson is […]

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cadets

March 6th 2020

Cadets Become Cyber Sleuths!

  Ten Derbyshire Army Cadets took part in the National Cyber Security Centre’s CyberFirst Programme. This will soon become a regular offering to all Army Cadets in the country. The programme is made up of a series of short courses; Adventurers, Defenders, Futures and Advanced. It is designed to introduce the younger generation into the […]

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cadet ski trip photo

February 27th 2020

ARMY CADETS TAKE TO THE SLOPES IN SPAIN

During half-term, the Lincolnshire and Derbyshire Army Cadet Forces embarked on a coach trip through France for an adrenaline-fuelled skiing expedition, located on the border of Northern Spain. Despite the long, gruelling, 22-hour coach trip, the Cadets were excited to get out on the snow.  The young men and women were grouped together by their […]

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Bourne Cadets who applied first aid

February 26th 2020

BOURNE ARMY CADETS APPLY FIRST AID TO INJURED MAN

The Cadets, from Bourne Army Cadet Force (ACF), in Lincolnshire, were waiting for a train which had been re-routed via Manchester.  Cadet Staff Sergeant Sam Hilder commented:  “A man near us collapsed suddenly.  I ran over to help him and saw he was bleeding, so I shouted to the others to grab the first aid […]

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December 11th 2019

Derby Army Cadets Christmas Camp

During the weekend the Cadets had the opportunity to work on their foot drill, first aid, and tactical urban area training but the highlight for many was the traditional Christmas meal and disco on Saturday evening! Cadets and staff also presented £400 in food, drinks & toiletries to Derby City Night Mission & Swadlincote Community […]

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