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.
13 Band Members Achieve Royal School of Music Qualifications
The Trinidad and Tobago Cadet Force Band is in high spirits today as results were published, and thirteen members passed their Royal School of Music qualification, even as they prepared for the qualification remotely and online. Eight cadets received distinctions, and five received merits. It is also worth noting that this was the first time … Continue reading 13 Band Members Achieve Royal School of Music Qualifications
Take Cover: All In-Person Activities Halted
We have recently noticed an increase in requests coming from the public for information on recruitment or for other services from the TTCF such as the Band, or for the assistance of cadets. As such, we must remind the public that as of March 2020, our activities were prorogued, at the point at which schools … Continue reading Take Cover: All In-Person Activities Halted
‘Pres SanDo’ Cadets Cop Orienteering Trophy
After a challenging day of competition, friendly rivalry and several taunts, the Presentation College (San Fernando) Cadet Unit won the 2020 TTCF Orienteering Competition.
16 Caribbean Cadet Forces to Attend Conference in Port of Spain
Youth development will take the stage as Commandants from Cadet Forces and Corps from around the Caribbean meet to host the 32nd Caribbean Commandants Conference at the Office of Law Enforcement Policy (OLEP) Building on London Street in Port of Spain during the period 28th to 30th August 2019. The annual conference is a forum … Continue reading 16 Caribbean Cadet Forces to Attend Conference in Port of Spain
Sword of Command Passed to New Commandant
Lieutenant Colonel Reynold Yorke assumed the leadership position as Acting Commandant, following the retirement of TTCF Commandant Colonel Ellis Robinson.
Cadet Force Adults Start 2019 With Fresh Commitment
At the request of Lieutenant Colonel Reynold Yorke, Acting Commandant, the adult volunteer staff of the Trinidad and Tobago Cadet Force (TTCF) started 2019 by re-committing themselves to the service of the nation's youth through the work of the TTCF. Lt. Colonel Reynold York, Acting Commandant, addresses the adults present. Look Forward, As We Go … Continue reading Cadet Force Adults Start 2019 With Fresh Commitment
20 TTCF Cadets Participate in Grenada Cadet Camp
TWENTY cadets from the Trinidad and Tobago Cadet Force will participate in the Grenada Cadet Corps' Annual Training Camp in St. Andrews, Grenada.
30 Cadets Earn President’s Award (Bronze)
Thirty (30) cadets from the Fifth Infantry Battalion (5TTCF) completed all requirements and were officially awarded the Bronze Award after meeting the rigorous operating standards of the President’s Award Programme. The President’s Award Programme began in Trinidad and Tobago in 1964 with a pilot project with the members of the Cadet Force. The President's Award … Continue reading 30 Cadets Earn President’s Award (Bronze)