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Royal County Of Berkshire Army Cadets

Home to over 600 cadets and 123 adult volunteers in 18 detachments across Berkshire

The Royal County of Berkshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) is part of a national youth organisation aimed at inspiring young people to achieve both physically and mentally whilst developing self-confidence, teamwork and leadership.

The ACF offers a range of activities, including adventure training, sports, shooting, and ceremonial duties. Through these activities, cadets learn discipline, teamwork, leadership, and self-confidence.

600 +

Army Cadets

120 +

Cadet Force Adult Volunteers




County Band


Of Oppertunities

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Senior Leadership Team

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Colonel Anthony Shallow Commandant

Andy kinght

Lieutanant Colonel Andy Knight Deputy Commandant


RSMI Ian Horn County Regimental Sergeant Major Instructor

Brian harris

Major Brian Harris County Training Officer

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The Area Commanders


Major Sean Warren Area Commander A Company


Major Sally Oakley Area Commander B Company


Major Duncan Holmes Area Commander C Company


By joining the Army Cadet Force, young people have the opportunity to challenge themselves, push their limits and unlock their full potential. They learn valuable life skills and develop a sense of pride and respect for their country, their community and themselves.

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Detachments Locations:

1Pl Windsor
2Pl Cippenham
3Pl Slough
4Pl Ascot
5Pl Maidenhead
18Tp Windsor

Detachment locations

Detachment Locations:

13Pl Burghfield
14Pl Newbury
15Pl Theale
16Pl Thatcham
17Pl Whitley

Detachment locations

Detachment Locations:

6Pl Woodley
7Pl Bracknell
8Pl Reading
9Pl Caversham
10Pl Wokingham
11Pl Arborfield
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Detachment locations

Upcoming Events

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The Army Cadet Force plays a vital role in our local community by offering young people unique opportunities for personal development, leadership training, and community engagement.

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Contact us

Royal County of Berkshire Army Cadet Force
Brock Barracks
Oxford Road
RG30 1HW