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A Family Remember

A Family Remember

Remembrance Sunday proved to be a special day for Cadet Lance Corporal Daniel Jones. At the Avenue of Remembrance, in the company of fellow cadets from his Bourne Detachment, he stood silently to honour the fallen. Later that day, Daniel headed to Oakham to meet up with his grandfather, Peter Baker OBE, who also had Remembrance […]

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Army Cadets attend STEM event

Army Cadets attend STEM event

During the half-term holiday, Army Cadets from around the UK were chosen to attend a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) camp, hosted at Westdown Camp, Salisbury Plain. The six-day camp consisted of a series of activities and short lessons on how the modern British Army makes use of the wide range of technology it […]

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Cadets on Camp Celebrate Centenary

Cadets on Camp Celebrate Centenary

Over the Easter break, ninety Army Cadets from around Lincolnshire have completed their initial training and are now ready to progress through the cadet syllabus. Typically aged 13, or just over, the cadets have enjoyed a very busy four days based at Beckingham Army Training Camp. The camp, on the outskirts of Newark-on-Trent, has been […]

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Youth Organisation offers Media Opportunities

Youth Organisation offers Media Opportunities

Young people are often accused of spending too much time alone in front of a TV or computer yet there are many organisations in the UK that offer the chance to experience exciting activities and make new friends. YJA Co-editor, Bill Thompson is a volunteer in the Army Cadet Force so he has been able to […]

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Meeting the Slippers

Meeting the Slippers

As well as being a YJA editor, Bill Thompson also helps promote the Army Cadet Force. He loves meeting cadets and publishing stories about them. Here’s his latest: When I was advised that a fifth member of a family had recently joined Billingborough detachment, I was keen to head into 3 Coy territory and meet the Slipper siblings. The […]

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Cadets are ready to make a splash

Cadets are ready to make a splash

This weekend over 500 Army Cadets and Adult Instructors from Lincolnshire are heading for the wilds of Cumbria for annual camp. This greatly anticipated event, hosted at Warcop Training Camp, is without doubt the highlight of the year for the cadets who can look forward to 10 action-packed days. Adventurous training will be high on […]

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YJA Meets The Grenadier Guards

YJA Meets The Grenadier Guards

The Grenadier Guards have been around over 300 years and their very distinctive smart red uniforms are known the world over. No tourist to London wants to miss out on seeing them on guard duty or hearing their band. Today, the famous band is filled with 45 fine musicians, a director of music, Major K […]

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Former Young Journalist appointed Master Cadet

Former Young Journalist appointed Master Cadet

In his final year as an Army cadet, Gainsborough’s Kyle Fogarty, a former Young Journalist from the previously named Trent Valley Academy, has passed a tough assessment course and is now a Master Cadet. This is the first time for a decade that a cadet from Lincolnshire’s 4 Company has achieved this level of recognition. Last […]

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Cadets launch their first-ever Digital Magazine

Cadets launch their first-ever Digital Magazine

Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force has just launched its first-ever digital magazine. The 58 page first edition covers some of the amazing activities the cadets have been involved in, including some great work in local communities. Click here  to open!

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Army Cadet to appear in National Calendar

Army Cadet to appear in National Calendar

A photograph of a Lincoln Army Cadet has been selected for the 2016 Soldiers’ Charity calendar. Soldiers, veterans, cadets, volunteers and their families were all invited to submit images for the 2016 Soldiers’ Charity calendar- the first time official Army photography is not being used. YJA’s Senior Editor Bill Thompson, who is also Lincolnshire Army […]

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