• New Ambassadors announced at the ACF Conference

    20 January 2020

    The pair join Phil Campion (Our Champion) and Jordan Wylie (Ambassador) to help inspire cadets and adult volunteers to be the best they can be, promote the CCF(A) and ACF through their social media accounts and attend various events or detachments where possible.

  • ACF Volunteers Recognised in The Queen's New Year Honours List 2020

    28 December 2019

    Over the past 12 months our CFAVs have gone above and beyond and this has not gone unnoticed, with six being recognised in the 2020 New Year Honours List, published in the London Gazette on Friday 27 December 2019.

  • Lorraine Kelly appointed First National Honorary Colonel

    29 November 2019

    During a special edition of her weekday show to celebrate her 60th Birthday, Lorraine Kelly OBE was surprised by representatives from the Army Cadets and given the title National Honorary Colonel of the Army Cadet Force (ACF).

  • Driffield Detachment visit to IWM Duxford

    20 November 2019

    On the 12th October, cadets and CFAV of Driffield Detachment visited the Airborne Assault Museum located at the IWM…

  • Cadet's awarded British Citizen youth Awards

    16 October 2019

    Congratulations to Cadets Ben Harbottle and Amy Barbour, who both aged 16, were awarded the British Citizen youth Award at a formal presentation at the Palace of Westminster.

    The event took place at the Houses of Parliament, with family, friends and VIP's in attendance.

    Cadet Sergeant Major (Sgt Maj) Ben Harbottle

  • Lewis Cadets welcome Princess Royal to Flannan

    8 October 2019

    A pair of Western Isles cadets form the Isle of Lewis were given the opportunity to welcome the Princess Royal on an…

  • Congratulations to Colonel Stuart Williams OBE

    3 October 2019

    Many of you will be aware of Colonel Stuart Williams' passion and dedication to the Army Cadets, so we wanted to share some exciting news with you.

  • HM the Queen enjoys a performance of Beating the Retreat

    14 August 2019

    In August, a group of talented Army and Air Cadet pipers and drummers drawn from across the United Kingdom, had the honour of performing the Beating of the Retreat for HM The Queen at Balmoral.

  • Frimley RSM raises awareness of mental health

    12 August 2019

    WO1 (RSM) David Lightfoot is perhaps better known for being the RSM at the Cadet Training Centre Frimley Park, but this week he is taking on a challenge to raise awareness of mental health.

  • A surprise VIP visit at camp

    30 July 2019

    It’s not often that cadets are lost for words, but a recent visit by a Victoria Cross hero, left one group of cadets speechless.

  • CFAV recognised for Royal Humane Society Award

    24 July 2019

    Christina Winch from Beds & Herts ACF has been awarded a prestigious 'Testimonial on Vellum' award by The Royal Humane Society for her fast thinking at a recent First Aid incident. This is one of the Society's highest awards just below the Life Saving Medal.


    15 July 2019

    Christchurch Detachment Commander, Lt Thor Elsson came second in the ABF The Soldiers' Charity Photo Competition. Not only will one of his photos feature in next year's ABF Calendar but he also was presented with a new camera.