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March 17th 2016

A focus on volunteering at LNR ACF

Adult Volunteer Kate Knight

Here we learn more about the stories of adult volunteers from across Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland Army Cadet Force (LNR ACF) after a recruitment drive began in February to attract more people to join the ACF as a volunteer.

Katie Hale_LNR ACF_adult volunteer_press release (1)Medical student encourages local people to join the ACF

A medical student who volunteers with the Army Cadet Force (ACF) is encouraging anyone who has a love of sports to get involved in the youth organisation.

Sergeant Instructor Katie Hale, aged 24, is currently studying medicine at university in Norwich and joined Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland (LNR) ACF as an adult volunteer after spending two years as a cadet at a detachment in Melton Mowbray.

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2LT Shaun TweedCouncil employee encourages local people to volunteer

Planning weekends packed with activities for cadets and inspiring fellow adult volunteers to reach their personal training goals are all experiences enjoyed by a Finance Officer from Leicestershire in his free time.

Second Lieutenant Shaun Tweed, aged 28, works full-time at Leicestershire County Council, however, just over five years ago he decided he wanted a new challenge in his spare time that would allow him to leave his desk on a Friday and complete something he felt was worthwhile in the community.

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Adult Volunteer Sammie Carter in Belgium 2015Former intern encourages local people to join youth organisation

A recent photography graduate who volunteers with the Army Cadet Force (ACF) is encouraging anyone with a passion for learning to join the youth organisation.

Sergeant Instructor Sammie Carter, aged 23, originally joined the ACF in Somerset as a cadet, before moving to Leicestershire to attend De Montfort University and going on to become an adult volunteer with Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland ACF.

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Chris Evans from LNR ACF“My volunteering has developed in line with my civilian career.”

A volunteer from Leicestershire has described how the Army Cadet Force (ACF) has helped him to climb the career ladder.

Sergeant Major Instructor Chris Evans, aged 28, who lives in Fleckney, Leicestershire, originally joined Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland (LNR) ACF as a cadet and has since gone onto spend a further 11 years as an adult volunteer.

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AUO Kate KnightMother-of-two encourages local people to volunteer

A mother-of-two from Hinckley has described being in the Army Cadet Force (ACF) as her way of making a positive contribution to the local community.

Adult Under Officer Kate Knight, aged 31, who has two girls aged 10 and eight years, volunteers with Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland (LNR) ACF and explained that joining the youth organisation in 2013 was one of the best choices she has made.

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