A new study has measured the impact of joining Cadet Forces like Sea Cadets and found that it has massive beneﬁts for young people’s wellbeing and career prospects. The four-year study, carried out by the University of Northampton, says that taking part in cadet programmes leads to much better communication and leadership skills. Personal resilience,… Read More
What is the Status of Officers in the Army Cadet Force?
Prior to 01 December 2017, an officer in the Army Cadet Force (ACF) was appointed to a General List Section B commission within the Army Reserves. This commission was granted by Her Majesty (HM) The Queen. ACF officers are addressed the same way as any other commissioned officer in HM Armed Forces. They are able… Read More
How Many Cadets will become Members of the British Armed Forces?
According to a UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) FOI request, between 01 July 2007 and 30 June 2010, approximately 82,000 cadets left the Army Cadet Force (ACF) and the Combined Cadet Force (CCF). As of June 2018, the ACF has 39,000 cadets and 9,000 adult volunteers in 1,600 detachments across the UK. As of 2014,… Read More
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