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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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HM Lord-Lieutenant’s cadets appointed

HM Lord-Lieutenant’s cadets appointed

The inauguration of HM Lord-Lieutenant’s cadets took place at Sobraon Barracks, Lincoln on 31st October. Leading Cadet Aimee Cambell – Training Ship Wrangler, Lincoln, Cadet Flight Sergeant Oliver Blakey – 141 (Boston) Squadron and Cadet Sergeant Elina Zebrekste – Boston Detachment received their Badge of Office from Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant, Mr Toby Dennis. A Lord Lieutenant’s […]

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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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Army Cadet Musician Shines in USA

Army Cadet Musician Shines in USA

A member of the Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force Band has recently competed against some of the best young brass musicians in the USA. Earlier this month, 15-year-old Cdt Kira Roberts fulfilled her dream when she entered as a soloist in the North American Brass Band Championship held in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Kira was up against much […]

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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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Major Effort to Help Limbless Veterans

Major Effort to Help Limbless Veterans

              When Major (retired) Rob Holland heard about Ben Parkinson’s amazing road to recovery he was stirred into action. Ben was badly maimed eight years ago when his Land Rover hit a mine in Afghanistan. Then aged 22, he was left in a coma for four months during which […]

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