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DECEMBER 4TH 2018

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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The reserve detachment with Intelligence Corps Officers and local dignatires

DECEMBER 4TH 2018

Army Intelligence Battalion Seeks Soldiers In Chesterfield

Gathering intelligence is key to the Army’s success and it is the role of the Military Intelligence Analyst to gather, analyse and interpret information. As a qualified Operator you will become an expert in an assigned area, with the need to understand not just adversaries, but culture, politics and outside influencers. Intelligence Corps soldiers are […]

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NOVEMBER 22ND 2018

Armistice 100 Parade – City of Lincoln

Nearly 100 sailors, soldiers and air personnel paraded from St Martin’s Square through the historic Stonebow and Guildhall to St Benedict’s Church led by the RAF Waddington Voluntary Band to attend a wreath laying ceremony at the War Memorial. Whilst the Royal Navy and RAF contingents were made up of regular personnel, the Army contingent […]

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All of the Silver Awards before the presentation

NOVEMBER 19TH 2018

Silver Awards for local employers

During the ceremony at Beaumanor Hall in Leicestershire last Thursday night, organisations received a Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver award in recognition of their support for Defence personnel. John Wilson, the Ministry of Defence’s Regional Employer Engagement Director, explained: “This special presentation event was a great success; thirty-three organisations received a Silver award, confirming the […]

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Parade in Melton Mowbray

NOVEMBER 12TH 2018

Remembrance Sunday in the East Midlands

Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland Army Cadet Force (LNR ACF) not only paid their respects in towns, villages and cities they also sent some of their cadets to join an international contingent commemorating the centenary at the Menin Gate in France. At home LNR ACF had cadets on parade in Northampton, Oakham and Leicester, Cadets also […]

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NOVEMBER 8TH 2018

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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NOVEMBER 7TH 2018

Notts commemorates Great War fallen

The First World War was one of the deadliest and most barbaric conflicts in human history, claiming the lives of up to 19 million people, including more than 14,000 soldiers, sailors, air crew and civilians from Nottinghamshire. To honour and pay tribute to those killed, wounded and the millions of family members impacted, Nottinghamshire County […]

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NOVEMBER 6TH 2018

Derbyshire Cadets Commemorate Armistice at WW1 Battlefields

The tour known as Exercise Wipers Eagle aimed to improve the cadets’ knowledge of the conflict and the part played by local men within the Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment). During the tour the Cadets took part in a commemorative service which was held at Tyne Cot Cemetery and also participated in the Last […]

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OCTOBER 31ST 2018

Army Cadets travel to The Somme

Cadets from Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland took part in the three day trip which was was part of a national campaign to mark 100 years since the armistice and give the cadets a greater insight into what life was like for soldiers during the war. During the tour cadets visited battlefields and a […]

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The new Lord Lieutenant's Cadets for Lincolnshire

OCTOBER 31ST 2018

Lincolnshire’s new Lord Lieutenant’s Cadets

Cadet Staff Sergeant Josh Chapman from Horncastle detachment was appointed to represent Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force, the Combined Cadet Force representative is Cadet Colour Sergeant Matthew Barmby from King Edward VI Grammar School CCF, representing the Air Cadets is Cadet Flight Sergeant Matthew Mayers of 2160 (Sleaford) Squadron ATC and for the Sea Cadet Corps, Leading Cadet […]

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