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Melton Mowbray Air Cadets

September 5th 2017

Sea Cadets ExCeL – Weekend round up 4/9/17

There were a host of medals won by local athletes including those from Lincoln and Boston Sea Cadet units who were part of the Area Canoe Polo team that picked up a gold medal. Northampton Sea Cadets were also on hand in their home town to help out with the Merchant Navy Day celebrations on […]

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Enjoying the good weather during summer camp

August 29th 2017

Weekend round-up Bank Holiday bonanza – 29/8/17

Nottinghamshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) were the last of the ACFs on camp and they returned from Longmoor Military Camp in Hampshire. Highlights included night exercises, raft races around the lake, making use of Longmoor’s Urban Training base and paintballing. The Music Cadre also had the opportunity to visit The Royal Navy’s latest aircraft carrier […]

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Nick Foster

August 29th 2017

New chairman appointed to support Armed Forces and cadets in Lincolnshire

Lieutenant Colonel Retired (Lt Col Rtd) Nick Foster, a former member of the Royal Artillery, has taken up the position as the East Midlands Reserve Forces and Cadet Association’s (RFCA) County Chairman for Lincolnshire. County committees includes representatives from local businesses, the education sector and each of the Reserve Forces and cadet organisations. Its aim […]

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Notts ACF camp

August 21st 2017

Zombies on camp – Weekend round-up 21/8/17

Cadets have been on the shooting ranges, paintballing, trying their hands at climbing and archery as well as some taking on zombies being spotted on camp according to the force’s Facebook page. In a great way of cadets and Reserve Forces working together, 162 Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps have joined the cadets on camp and […]

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A Company cadets

August 15th 2017

All around the country (and world) – weekend round up 14/8/17

There’s plenty more pictures and videos from all the camps to be uploaded to the ones already on over the next few days. A number of Junior Sea Cadets from the area have gone to the Junior Sea Cadets National Camp that’s taking place in Yorkshire. It got underway on Sunday with over 300 […]

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LNR ACF camp pic

August 7th 2017

A bumper weekend round-up – 7/8/17

A total of 487 cadets attended LNR’s camp at Pirbright in Surrey. A whole host of excellent pictures from their PR team can be viewed on their Facebook page and you can read the newsletter they produced here. Derbyshire ACF are at Nesscliffe Training Area near Shrewsbury. Among the adventure activities they’re scheduled to take […]

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LNR ACF arrive at camp

August 1st 2017

Annual camp season is here – Weekend round-up 31/7/17

After the trip to the Army Training Centre at Pirbright in Surrey they’ve picked up their kit and are all ready for the real training that starts today. The Eastern Area Summer Camp is just beginning to with cadets having made their way down Portsmouth for the week on board HMS Bristol while more Sea […]

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July 24th 2017

Here be dragons (and other stories) – Weekend round up 24/7/17

The adventures and activities keep coming for the thousands of youngsters involved across the East Midlands. For many last weekend was a well-earned rest after completing the 100 mile, four day Nijmegen Marches in the Netherlands. Congratulations to all of those who completed the endeavour and made memories that will last with them for the […]

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Sutton Academy CCF on summer camp

July 20th 2017

Sutton cadets experience summer camp

Sutton Community Academy, based on High Pavement, launched a Combined Cadet Force (CCF) in September 2016 to provide another way for students to gain practical skills outside of their academic studies such as the ability to work as a team; solve problems and organise activities independently. Since its launch, Sutton Community Academy’s CCF has gone […]

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July 18th 2017

Cadet Gun Run at Royal British Legion Open Day proves a success

Nine teams of five cadets from the army, air and sea Cadet Forces took part in the competition at the RBL’s Poppyfields Lane on Saturday 15 July where they transported a 40lb timber replica gun around an obstacle course in the quickest time possible. Young people aged between 14 and 17-years-old came from as far […]

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