Archives: December 2020

Rob Simpkins walking in the hills
An Army Cadet in 1979 becomes Deputy Commandant of Suffolk ACF 40 years later

Lt Col Rob Simpkin is appointed Deputy Commandant of Suffolk Army Cadet Force (ACF), 40 years after first joining the Suffolk ACF as a boy. Rob j...

Reservist Private Lionetti with the Poppy Appeal collection boxes he retrieved from the thief
Reservist from Bedford chases down Poppy Appeal thief

A Bedford Army Reservist leapt into action to chase a thief who fled through the town clutching two Poppy Day charity collection boxes on Remembrance ...

Bedfordshire Lord-Lieutenant's cadets zoom call
Seven new Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadets appointed in Bedfordshire

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis, appointed seven cadets from uniformed youth organisations for 2020/2021 at a ceremony held virtually...

Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk with recipients of the awards
Suffolk Lieutenancy issues Certificates of Merit for outstanding contribution during lockdown

Deputy Lieutenant Anthony Fairbanks Weston presented a Certificate of Merit on behalf of the Lord Lieutenant for Suffolk, the Countess of Euston, to t...

Zoom Call of Lord Lieutenant awards
Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire praises Hertfordshire’s cadets and adult volunteers

The Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire, Mr Robert Voss CBE used the virtual world to present to, and praise both cadets and adult volunteers from the Se...

Cambridgeshire cadet stands in front of cadet logo backdrop
Cambridge Cadet offered apprenticeship at The Worshipful Company of Security Professionals

Cadet Sgt. Charlotte Wallace of Cambridge Army Cadets was awarded an apprenticeship with the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals.The Cambridg...

Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Awards booklet 2016
Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Awards booklets preserve the testimony of East Anglian businesses

Each year, our Employer Engagement team preserves the testimony of employers who are awarded the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award in a...

Lesley Utting smiling
Cadet instructor from Suffolk on the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020

SSI Lesley Utting, a cadet instructor for Suffolk Army Cadet Force, was awarded the British Empire Medal for Meritorious Service to Suffolk ACF and th...

ACF Guinness world record certificate
Army Cadets break world record for mental health awareness

The Army Cadet Force set out to achieve a world record for the most users to take an online mental health awareness lesson in 24 hours. 1,622 adu...