Month: March 2021

Business owner, cadet instructor and a pandemic

A former Army Cadet is one of a huge number of volunteers and cadet instructors who have stepped up to help provide virtual activities for young people in his local community, during the Covid-19 pandemic. Staff Sergeant Instructor Benjamin Dean joined his local Army Cadet Force (ACF) detachment in 2008.  As a senior cadet, he discovered he had a passion for teaching others,…

Healthcare worker inspires Army Cadets during pandemic

An Army Cadet Force (ACF) instructor from Shropshire is one of many dedicated volunteers who have continued supporting the Cadet Forces throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, all whilst balancing her role as a key healthcare worker. Staff Sergeant Instructor (SSI) Shanade Wheelden has been an adult instructor with Shropshire ACF for nine years, and is the current Detachment Commander at the Pontesbury Platoon.  No…

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