Ambassador Anthony Phillips-Spencer, a retired Brigadier General shared the differences between these two things which many hold these two words as synonyms, but which are different things
“The Duke of Edinburgh Award Changed My Life”
"I was 16 /17 years old when I participated in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award." Deacon, Major Harold Woodroffe shares his experience in the first DofE cohort from Trinidad and Tobago.
The 1990 Coup: A Cadet Sergeant’s Personal Account (Part 2)
The second installation of (then) Cadet Sgt. Randall Luces' memories of July 27th 1990 in Trinidad and Tobago's attempted coup.
The 1990 Coup: A Cadet Sergeant’s Personal Account (Part 1)
Major Randal Luces, then a Cadet Sergeant, shares a two-part story of his experience of being a cadet at Annual Training Camp on July 27th 1990 – the day that an Islamic group known as the Jamaat Al Muslimeen stormed the Parliament and the nation’s then lone television station (TTT) in an event now known as the attempted coup.
Ode to the Corporals!
Ask anyone who has ever held the rank of Corporal in the TTCF, and they will say that being a Corporal is not the most exciting rank to hold, but it ranks among the most rewarding
105th Anniversary/Birthday of Captain Anthony Clemendor (1912 – 1998)
15th November marked the 105th Anniversary/Birthday of Captain Anthony Clemendor (1912 - 1998) Captain Clemendor was a truly legendary figure in the Trinidad and Tobago Cadet Force who held the position of Regimental Sergeant-Major/Permanent Staff Instructor in the Ministries of Home Affairs and National Security (Cadet Force Divsion) from 1957 to 1972. Prior to this … Continue reading 105th Anniversary/Birthday of Captain Anthony Clemendor (1912 – 1998)
TTCF Celebrates the #GirlCadet on International Day of the Girl Child
Today is the International Day of the Girl. We thought long and hard about designing something showing how the Cadet Force empowers girls, but then we realised that empowering girls is our daily mantra. We teach our girls to consider themselves no less than the boys. Every day, they prove to us that they are … Continue reading TTCF Celebrates the #GirlCadet on International Day of the Girl Child
A Unique Love Affair
A parade means so much to me. It was at a parade that I knew that I wanted to be a cadet. Cadets were the youngest uniformed group that carried arms on parades. I was a starry-eyed lad, just nine years old, in the company of my mother watching an Independence Day parade at Chancery … Continue reading A Unique Love Affair