Dr. Joseph Jacob, Manager of Student Recruitment at The University of Trinidad and Tobago presented to Unit Commanders at Day Three of the Unit Commanders' Course about opportunities available to our cadets for tertiary level study at the University. "I came because we would like to guide you to understand what is available for our … Continue reading University of Trinidad and Tobago Targets Cadet Force for Student Recruitment
The Trinidad and Tobago Cadet Force celebrated its 107th anniversary with its Annual Inspection Parade which was held at the Larry Gomes Stadium in Arima. Four companies of cadets were inspected by His Excellency Anthony Thomas Aquinas Carmona O.R.T.T., S.C., President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Also present at the parade were Honourable Major … Continue reading Cadet Force Celebrates 107th Anniversary with Annual Inspection Parade [with Video]
The Cadet Force is currently engaged in a collaborative project with the Trinidad and Tobago Regiment to train its adults to be efficient Unit Commanders. The Course is a 5 weekend course designed to assist Unit Commanders in the administration and management of their Units. Thirty-five adults are currently enrolled in the program under the direction … Continue reading Cadet Force Collaborates with Regiment to Host Unit Commanders’ Course
It's Easter vacation, and cadets from around the seven Battalions look forward to Easter Camp while they are away from school. This includes the units at the two (related) schools that do not belong to a Battalion - ASJA Girls' College and ASJA Boys' College. You may remember the ASJA Girls' College from its recent … Continue reading ASJA Units Camp at Teteron Barracks for Easter
Sometimes we see the use of the name 'cadet' being used and it conjures up a variety of different thoughts in people's minds. The Trinidad and Tobago Cadet Force, a youth development organisation of over one hundred years most often comes to mind in Trinidad and Tobago. We love that you always think of … Continue reading What Do You Mean When You Say ‘Cadet’?
Today is the anniversary of the Cabinet approval of the current structure of the TTCF. According to Capt. Grantley Dick, Cadet Force Officer: Through Minute #830 of April 8th 2010 Piloted by Martin Joseph (deceased), Cabinet gave effect to the reorganisation of the Trinidad and Tobago Cadet Force to facilitate its expansion from the unit-type … Continue reading Seven Years in Battalion Structure
The Cadet Force is not usually known for its cooks, bakers and stewards, but through the 'Messing Department', it has been in the business of training young people in the culinary arts for twenty-five odd years. On Saturday the 'Messing Department' held a parade to recognise the completion of recruit training for its newest members. These … Continue reading Cadet Cooks Graduate from Recruit Training
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
His Excellency the President approved the promotion and commissioning of 99 adult officers of the Trinidad and Tobago Cadet Force. This incidentally is the largest single distribution of promotions of adults within the Cadet Force’s 106-year history. Commissioned Officers within the Cadet Force receive a special Commission from His Excellency the President, in keeping with … Continue reading Ninety-Nine Officers Promoted/Appointed to Commissioned Ranks
In an unprecedented move, the Cadet RSM has just been appointed the Battalion Commander of the experimental 8th Battalion. The new Battalion will be known as the Cadet Battalion, as adults will not be permitted to participate in any of its events. YOU DIDN'T FALL FOR THIS ONE, DID YOU?