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MAY 20TH 2019

Derbyshire Cadets collect Gold Awards

22 Cadets attended a garden party at Buckingham Palace where they were presented with their awards by HRH Prince Edward. Cadet Corporal Hewitt from Clay Cross detachment was one of the lucky cadets who collected his award. He attended the presentation with his Mum, who said: “We had a great day at the Palace for […]

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MAY 7TH 2019

Derbyshire Cadet takes part in major musical performance

Lance Corporal Corey Kohut of Derbyshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) had the honour of performing with the Band and Corps of Drums of Gwent and Powys ACF to perform at the ACF Association Scotland Beating Retreat at Edinburgh Castle. He met up with the Welsh Cadets on Friday night at Redford Barracks, Edinburgh, and spent […]

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APRIL 15TH 2019

Skiing Success for East Midlands Cadets

Over five days the Cadets and Adult Volunteers improved their skiing technique in a competitive yet fun team environment. Colonel Ian Sackree, Colonel Cadets for the East Midlands said: “Everyone achieved a great deal. The cadets developed a new skill, built personal confidence and formed a real team bond. “I was incredibly impressed by the […]

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Adult Volunteer Excels at Leadership

Lieutenant Georgia Allen, aged 27, works as a Marketing Assistant but has been an Adult Volunteer in Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland ACF (LNR ACF) for the last five years. She completed the ILM qualification whilst taking part in the King George VI leadership course at Frimley Park Cadet Training Centre. Georgia explained: “I wanted to […]

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Nottinghamshire ACF’s Toy Appeal

The collection was organised by Regimental Sergeant Major Instructor Sean Holmes an adult volunteer at Nottinghamshire ACF, when asked why he wanted to help in this way, he said: “I think it’s just second nature, we all joined up to help young people, so there is already an element of wanting to give and help. […]

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Glossop cadets given expedition funding

The funding comes from the Councillor’s community fund and will go towards new equipment to help the cadets complete the expedition element of the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Taking part in adventurous expeditions is a key part of the Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards. Memebers of the Army Cadet Force are encouraged […]

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Cadet welcomes HRH Princess Anne to Lincolnshire

The Princess Royal’s engagements included the unveiling of Market Rasen’s £700,000 restoration scheme, which has seen the local railway station’s dilapidated buildings turned into a heritage and community centre.  It was an experience that Josh will certainly cherish. He said: “My day started off by arriving at the Linkage College, near Boultham Park. At first […]

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Enjoying some down time on camp


Basic training weekend for Lincolnshire’s Army cadets

Instructed by Lincolnshire’s own Cadet Force Adult Volunteers, the aim of the weekend was to introduce the new cadets to communal living and undertake activities such as looking after their kit and equipment, barrack room layout, drill, turn out, military knowledge, teamwork activities, first aid, navigation and physical activity. At the end of the weekend […]

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Padres presented with their Cadet Force Commission

Colonel Geoff Newmarch, the Honorary Colonel of Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force made the presentation to the padres, who are members of the Royal Army Chaplain’s Department. The commission brings the padres in line with other officers in the ACF. The County Commandant, Colonel Jeremy Field said: “The padres are a key part of the delivery […]

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Remembrance Events in the East Midlands

Remembrance parades, beacon lighting ceremonies and church services are just some of the many events that Cadets and Reservists throughout the East Midlands will be supporting as they have since the very first Remembrance Sunday.   1919 was the first year a service was held at the Cenotaph in London and at churches throughout the […]

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