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.

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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Army Cadets go further for Remembrance

November is a poignant time of year when the nation reflects on past and present conflicts, and the contributions the Armed Forces continue to make each and every day. For the Army Cadet Force, it’s a time when cadets...

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