• Celebration for the new Enterprise for Life course

    3 July 2019

    A new course that gives cadets insight into the business world was celebrated in a graduation event, held at the London Stock Exchange and supported by Capita plc, on Tuesday 2 July.

  • Army Cadet Force Celebrates 40 Years of Women And Girls

    1 July 2019

    On Saturday 8 June 2019, cadets and adult volunteers from across the UK gathered in York for the Royal Gun Salute. Not only were they celebrating the Queen’s official birthday, but the event was also used to celebrate 40 years of girls and women in the ACF.

  • CVQO Westminster Award 2019 finalists announced

    19 June 2019

    Congratulations to the three Army Cadets who were among the ten cadets shortlisted as finalists in the Westminster Award.

    A group of 40 cadets made it through to the residential selection event in Somerset and they all have hugely promising futures ahead of them.

    The CVQO Westminster Award has been going now for 17 years…

  • Cadet hero honoured by Royalty for his bravery

    19 June 2019

    Cadet Cpl Jordan Anderson from 2nd Battalion the Highlanders ACF was honoured by Royalty for his bravery at a ceremony…

  • Wiltshire cadet crowned Champion Cadet 2019

    24 April 2019

    Congratulations to Cdt CSM Croager of Wiltshire ACF who was crowned Champion Cadet 2019, following an intensive four days of competition.

    From 15-19 April, 37 cadets from across the UK competed to be the best cadet in the country. It was an arduous competition, quite possibly the hardest thing a cadet can ever do in their…

  • Master Cadet - a cadet's view

    18 April 2019

    Being named as a Master Cadet is the pinnacle of a cadet's time in the ACF, they have successfully passed their star levels, gained so much knowledge in their journey, become a role model to junior cadets. But before they can be called Master Cadet they have to complete their Master Cadet Course.

  • Exercise Rolling Thunder 2019 introduces cadets to cyber security

    1 April 2019

    Exercise Rolling Thunder, the national Cadet Information Systems (CIS) competition took place at Blandford Camp this…

  • New opportunity for cadets to explore work and employability options

    28 February 2019

    Middlesex & NW Sector London ACF recently hosted the latest CVQO Work & Apprentice Ready workshop for 20 cadets all keen to improve their employability skills and understand better the work and apprenticeship opportunities open to them.

  • Education Secretary to extend access to cadet-style character building activities

    7 February 2019

    All children must have access to a wide range of activities to help them build the character and resilience they need to succeed, Education Secretary Damian Hinds said today (Thursday 7 February).


    18 January 2019

    To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day in 2019 around 2,000 of the Army's Cadets - ACF and CCF (Army) - will have the…

  • Scottish cadet leads the way in Cadet Drumming

    11 December 2018

    A musician from Fort William has been given a National Music appointment. Cadet Colour Sergeant Jodie Standen (17), from 1st Battalion The Highlanders’ Pipes & Drums Detachment, has been appointed as the Cadet Drum Major for the Cadet Force Pipes & Drums.

  • New National Adviser for Training appointment announced

    10 December 2018

    We are pleased to announce that Col Chris Sharwood-Smith ACF has been appointed as the new National Adviser for Training from the start of next year. Chris will take over this role from Clint Riley, who will be taking up the new ACF Colonel Cadet role in January.