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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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Raising of the Armed Forces Day Flag

Raising of the Armed Forces Day Flag

The twenty fifth of June marked the beginning of Armed Forces Week. Like many other organisations around the UK, North Kesteven District Council held a ceremony to show their respect to members of the military, past and present, who have defended our nation. ‘Raising of the Armed Forces Day Flag’ took place in front of […]

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RAF Careers: Breaking the Glass Ceiling Part One

RAF Careers: Breaking the Glass Ceiling Part One

Towards the end of term, The Young Journalist Academy (YJA) was invited to RAF College Cranwell to report on a special event entitled ‘Women and Careers in the Royal Air Force: Breaking the Glass Ceiling’. Ellen Lavelle, a second year undergraduate at Warwick University, was YJA’s representative and has filed a series of articles based […]

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Education Secretary urges Pupils to Sign-up for Cadets

Education Secretary urges Pupils to Sign-up for Cadets

‘improve character strengths and boost children’s so-called soft skills, such as showing respect, being self-motivated and coping under pressure.’

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Fighting the elements

Fighting the elements

Inside, the atmosphere was static with the rush of adrenaline as they all tried to account how their day had unfolded.

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Cadets ready for action

Cadets ready for action

They arrived in great spirit and it was obvious that there was going to be no shortage of enthusiasm.

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Cloud scanning plane under construction

Cloud scanning plane under construction

At the moment the US Military want to create a plane which will be able to demolish all enemy forces hiding in the clouds. At the minute the US use surveillance cameras which monitor enemy troops that are below the skies. But if the weather is not too good and the skies are cloudy the […]

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Five Victoria Crosses

Five Victoria Crosses

The Victoria Cross is the highest military decoration which is awarded for valour “in the face of the enemy” to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories.

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Remembrance at Priory LSST

Remembrance at Priory LSST

This year, the Priory’s Remembrance service was particularly hard-hitting, having invited along a group of WWII veterans to share the atmosphere.