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  • ACF Cadets nominated for Guy Evans Young Hero Award

    ACF Cadets nominated for Guy Evans Young Hero Award

    21 July 2017

    Two ACF cadets, Emily Budinger from Sussex and Ellis Rudge from Suffolk, are among five young people nominated for the Guy Evans Young Hero of the Year award, part of the high-profile Everyday Heroes awards run by St...

  • Scottish cadets help rescue drowning man

    Scottish cadets help rescue drowning man

    19 July 2017

    Three army cadets were involved in the dramatic rescue of a man in difficulty in Macduff Harbour, Aberdeenshire on 12 July. The three cadets, Jordan Anderson (15) and sisters Katlyn (15) and Shannon Wilson (13) are...

  • The annual Canadian Cadet Exchange begins

    The annual Canadian Cadet Exchange begins

    10 July 2017

    The annual Canadian Cadet Exchange has begun. Three groups of 12 ACF cadets and two adult volunteers travelled to camps across Canada on 8 July, and 60 Canadian cadets and six Canadian adults arrived in the UK on 10...

  • CCAT deliver adventure-filled CPD Mountaineering Refresher

    CCAT deliver adventure-filled CPD Mountaineering Refresher

    10 July 2017

    Recently, a three-day qualification course was held for 12 adult volunteers looking to go further with their qualifications. The Moutaineering CPD (Continuous Professional Development) – is a programme for existing...

  • Safeguarding cadets in the ACF

    4 July 2017

    Brigadier Matthew Lowe, Deputy Commander Cadets, writes:  The cadet forces have been the subject of a BBC Panorama investigation into child safeguarding matters and sexual abuse.  Dealing with such subject...

  • It’s all about Summer for the Army Cricket Team

    It’s all about Summer for the Army Cricket Team

    30 June 2017

    When the British Army needed help last week, there was only one person who could answer the call, Northampton based cadet Summer Keightley. Summer, a Cadet Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) in Leicestershire,...

  • Beds & Herts cadet wins CVQO Westminster 2017 award

    Beds & Herts cadet wins CVQO Westminster 2017 award

    29 June 2017

    An ACF cadet has been announced as the overall winner of the 14th annual Duke of Westminster Award, beating stiff competition from hundreds of cadets from across the cadet forces.  Isabella Scanio (18) from...

  • First ACF detachment opens overseas

    First ACF detachment opens overseas

    28 June 2017

    A new ACF detachment has opened in Cyprus, the first one outside of the United Kingdom. The Cyprus SBA Episkopi Station ACF opened in late April and already has 25 cadets and two adult volunteers. Lt Col Martin...

  • Cadets out in force for Armed Forces Day 2017

    Cadets out in force for Armed Forces Day 2017

    26 June 2017

    June 24 marked the ninth annual Armed Forces Day, a day dedicated to honouring the exceptional work and dedication of the Armed Forces community: from currently-serving troops to Service families, veterans and...

  • 7th Infantry Brigade First Aid Competition focuses on life-saving skills

    7th Infantry Brigade First Aid Competition focuses on life-saving skills

    19 May 2017

    The ACF’s First Aid Skills were put to the test last weekend as teams from nine counties from across the East Midlands and the East of England came together to take part in the 7th Infantry Brigade First Aid...

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