Army Cadets

39,000 teenage cadets and 9,000 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.

Matthew Tanasi

Matthew Tanasi


Why do I like cadets? "...I’m wearing a cool uniform, making friends and I’m being pushed day to day to better myself."

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5,000 cadets to take part in WW1 battlefield experience

As the 100th anniversary of the First World War armistice approaches, 5,000 cadets from around the UK are preparing to take part in a unique battlefield tour in October 2018.

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