With over 1000 cadets and in excess 200 adult volunteers across 25 locations in Sussex, there is something in Sussex ACF for everyone.
Sussex Army Cadet Force has 25 detachments across Sussex.
The county is split into 5 Companies:
A Company - East Sussex
B Company - West Sussex
C Company - North Sussex
D Company - Central Sussex and Brighton and Hove
E Company - HQ Company that hosts the Corps of Drums, Signals Platoon, KitKar Display Team, Adventurous Training and Duke of Edinburgh Scheme amongst other activities.
Our Headquarters are in Brighton within the grounds of the Army Reserve Centre on Dyke Road. It is home to our Permanent Support Staff and the Cadet Force Adult Volunteer (CFAV) Head Quarters Command team.
Wherever you live in Sussex, there is a detachment near you.
A Company is based in East Sussex
No.3 - Hastings
No.8 - Crowborough
No.10 - Eastbourne
No.14 - Bexhill
No.25 - Heathfield
B Company is based in West Sussex
No 7 - Chichester No 9 - Worthing No 17 - Bognor Regis No 18 - Littlehampton No 22 - Steyning No 26 – Thorney Island No 27 - Midhurst
C Company is based in the north of Sussex
No 4 - Lewes
No 5 - Haywards Heath
No 6 - Crawley
No 11 - Horsham
No 16 - Hurstpierpoint
No 24 – Burgess Hill
D Company is based around Brighton and Hove
No 1 - Brighton
No 2 - Seaford
No 12 - Hove
No 13 - Shoreham
No 15 - Brighton
No 21 - Newhaven
Keep up to date with the latest news from around the county:
Sussex ACF were one of the 2020 recipients of the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.
The QAVS is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups.
You can get involved:
We are always looking for new cadets and adult volunteers to join our County.
If you are a young person aged 12 or over (and in school year 8 or above) there is a detachment near you where new friendships and exciting new challenges await.
We are also looking for adult volunteers to join our team of committed instructors. No prior experience is necessary.
Meet some of the people at County HQ
Lieutenant Colonel Earley
As well as activities within the APC Syllabus, in Sussex ACF we also offer opportunities in the following:
Duke of Edinburgh Award
An internationally recognised qualification.
Kit Kar Display Team
The only one in the country as far as we know.
Compete in team and individual sports at national level.
Including rock climbing, kayaking, mountain biking and many more...