Each week the editor chooses a picture captured from a social media platform and this week it is from a tweet by Comd Offr Scots DG with the caption:
The presentation of a Four Star award is always an important event both for the cadet and for the detachment. However at Coalburn last night the presentations took on a particular significance for Lt Chris Peacock, now a Battalion Assistant Training Officer, because the two girls involved were his first recruits when he had just been appointed a Detachment Commander at 5 Pl RSB, five years ago.
With the latest recruiting material being delivered, now is a good time for detachments to get recruiting.
The Detachment Commander of E Pl RHF (Beardmore), 2Lt Andy McHugh, explains how the windfall came about:
Andrew Lacey of 5 Pl Scots Guards had been promoted to Cadet CSM and appointed as the Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet for the County of Lanarkshire.
Over 50 cadets from the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards detachments at East Kilbride have become the first cadets in Scotland to wear the cap badge of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
Cadets from F Pl RHF are off to the battlefields of World War 1 to commemorate the Glasgow soldiers who lost their lives there.
Yesterday seven cadets from 3 Troop Royal Engineers (Airdrie), attended Sky Academy in Livingston, representing the Army Cadet Force, to be a part of a nationwide #iwill campaign second anniversary event.
They have always come in many shapes and sizes but the old style cadet ‘huts’ – although still doing valiant service in many parts of the country – are slowing being replaced by cadet ‘centres’, often custom built to meet the demands of today’s ACF.
A Coy in the Limelight at 3 Platoon RSB Newmains. Continue reading
The Easterhouse detachment has moved into new accommodation and for the first time in many years it’s not in someone else’s building.