Army Cadets

39,000 teenage cadets and 9,000 adults all across the UK

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With 1,600 detachments all over the UK, there's bound to be one near you

"It's the best thing I've ever done"

If you want to aim higher, feel more confident and get a head start on your future join the Army Cadets.

Every year thousands of young people and adult volunteers join the Army Cadets for fun, friendship, action and adventure.

If you're up for a challenge you'll go further with the Army Cadet Force.

Whitney Early

Adult Volunteer

"Seeing what the cadets do during their time in the Army Cadet Force is amazing"

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Safeguarding in the ACF

Safeguarding is at the heart of everything the ACF does. “It’s the behaviours and actions we would expect of our adult volunteers in terms of looking after young people,” says Dr Richard Crawford, who manages...

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