22 May 2020
Mental Health Awareness Week
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, we’ve been posting daily accounts on social media of what kindness means to our Army Cadets family. Below our Army Cadets Champion Phil Campion talks about positivity.
Today's message comes from our Army Cadet Champion, @bigphilcampion who talks about positivity. Keep following #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek and #HealthMinds for up to date tips and messages. @CFHealthyMinds @ACFColCadets pic.twitter.com/5Kx2KV8CBb— Army Cadets UK (@ArmyCadetsUK) May 21, 2020
End of an Era for Cadet RSM Casey McGinley
This week marked the end of an era for Cadet RSM Casey McGinley of Durham ACF. After this week Casey will embark on a new journey as a CFAV. Check out some of her achievements with the Army Cadets below.
This week marks the end of an era for Cdt RSM Casey McGinley - After this week she will embark on a new journey as a CFAV. Here we celebrate her amazing achievements. She’s a fantastic role model to many cadets Proud DC 👏🏻#keepingtheflamealive #virtualACF #cadetforceresilience pic.twitter.com/bSLEd3Txtx— SSI Amy Brown - DC Sulgrave DACF (@DC__Sulgrave) May 18, 2020
Virtual Congratulations to DofE Gold Award Holders
Unfortunately, due to social distancing restrictions our Cadets missed out on the opportunity to attend Buckingham Palace to collect their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards. However, HRH The Earl of Wessex shared a message of congratulations which featured numerous famous faces.
Cadet Cpl Kelly of Shropshire ACF successfully completed the Parachute challenge this week and he even managed to work out the egg travelled at 1.327 metres per second. Great work!!
Well done to Cdt Cpl kelly, Dawley bank for not only completing the Parachute challenge successfully with the egg arriving safely, he even managed to work out the egg travelled at 1.327 metres per second!#inspiretoachieve#virtualACF@SmallpeiceTrust @TimHenmanFDN pic.twitter.com/wdh7S90rF0— ShropshireACF (@ShropshireACF) May 21, 2020
Side Drummers Competition
This week Army Music Cadets were asked to join a virtual side drummers competition. More information here, with the winner to be announced online. Good Luck to everyone taking part!
Army Music cadets have been asked to join a virtual side drummers comp! Winner will be announced on here. Watch this space to see who wins playing Drummers Call @ProudDrumMajor @ArmyCadetsUK 🥁🥁🥁 HQ wish all entries good luck #virtualacf #musicmatters pic.twitter.com/MkQmE3ET8h— Army Cadet Music **Official Page** (@ArmyCadetsMusic) May 21, 2020
Giving Something Back
16-year-old Cadet Sergeant Aiden Daniel from Dyfed and Glamorgan ACF will be joining the frontline battle against coronavirus after training to become a healthcare support worker in Swansea. Aiden said he wanted to do something to give back to the health service after he was looked after to well by all the staff when he underwent a major operation at the age of nine. Well done Aiden, we are all so proud of you.
Read the full story on the ITV News website.
Keep sharing everything you have been up to at home across our Social Media channels using #VirtualACF #Keeptheflamealive #CadetForceResilience