Combined Cadet Force

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The Combined Cadet Force (CCF) exists in over 500 schools all over the UK and offers young people aged 13-18 a broad range of challenging, exciting, adventurous and educational activities. Our aim is to enable the development of personal responsibility, leadership and self-discipline.

Each unit or contingent is an educational partnership between the school and the Ministry of Defence.

Under the Cadet Expansion Programme (CEP), the Government has committed to grow the total number of cadet units in schools across the UK to 500 by 2020.

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