Army Cadets

Over 41,000 teenage cadets and 9,500 adults all across the UK

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With 1,600 detachments all over the UK, there's bound to be one near you

"It's the best thing I've ever done"

If you want to aim higher, feel more confident and get a head start on your future join the Army Cadets.

Every year thousands of young people and adult volunteers join the Army Cadets for fun, friendship, action and adventure.

If you're up for a challenge you'll go further with the Army Cadet Force.

Marc Williams

Marc Williams

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The ACF has room for all sorts of people and talents. You don't have to have been a cadet or have a military background to join

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Find out what's happening near you on your local ACF website

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Quick guide to cadet badges and ranks

If you're interested in the Army Cadet Force ranks and how cadets can work their way up read on.

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