• Five Active Things to Do in Retirement

    20 March 2018

    Retirement can be daunting. You’re used to working eight hours a day, five days a week, and suddenly you’re faced with…

  • Fostering Community Spirit

    13 March 2018

    When joining The Army Cadet Force, you become part of the ACF community. See the value of fostering a community spirit,…

  • What to Do in Your Spare Time: 10 Ideas

    6 March 2018

    What do you do in your spare time? It is easy to indulge and treat yourself, but your bank account doesn’t reap the…

  • What to Do When Your Children Have Flown the Nest

    27 February 2018

    It can be difficult when your children leave home. Whether they've gone to university, got a job in a new city, or have…

  • National ACF battlefield visit to mark WW1 Armistice Centenary

    24 January 2018

    In the approach to the 100th anniversary of the First World War armistice 3,500 cadets and adults from around Great…

  • The Ice Maidens – Inspiring and Helping the Army Cadets

    6 December 2017

    The ACFA is proud to be supported by the Ice Maidens - a team of six British Army and Army Reserve women who undertook an incredible trek across Antarctica.

  • How To Make New Friends In Your Area: Join The ACF

    6 December 2017

    If you want to make new friends in your area, consider volunteering with your local Army Cadet Force detachment. From…

  • Revision Challenge 2017-2018

    16 November 2017

    The Revision Challenge is underway for another year. Sign up now to compete against other detachments and see who can raise the most money for ABF The Soldiers' Charity!

    The Revision Cadet Challenge is a unique, UK-wide competition for cadets and adult volunteers to raise money for soldiers, former soldiers and their…

  • Army Cadets Go Further For Remembrance

    9 November 2017

    November is a poignant time of year when the nation reflects on past and present conflicts, and the contributions the…

  • 8 Inspirational Quotes About Being Bored

    7 September 2017

    If you’ve ever found yourself staring blankly at a wall or failing to come up with something to fill your time, then…

  • DBS Checks For Adult Volunteers Of Army Cadets

    30 June 2017

    Being an adult volunteer in the Army Cadet Force is a rewarding experience – just ask any of our volunteers who are helping young people develop confidence and new skills every week. However, while working with young people is hugely rewarding it also comes with some responsibilities.

    By entrusting their children to the ACF,…

  • Safeguarding In The ACF

    15 June 2017

    Safeguarding is at the heart of everything the ACF does. “It’s the behaviours and actions we would expect of our adult volunteers in terms of looking after young people,” says Dr Richard Crawford, who manages Policy issues across the Army’s Cadet Forces.