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Throughout their 80-year history the RAF Air Cadets have been inspiring their members to go on to great things, whether that be as part of the Royal Air Force itself or further afield. The cadets have played a key role in helping the Fund to be there for the RAF Family, whether that’s raising money, supporting events or helping to raise awareness.

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Air Cadets history

Supported by the Royal Air Force, the RAF Air Cadets is a volunteer youth organisation that manages both the Air Training Corps and RAF Sections of the Combined Cadet Force. With more than 50,000 cadets and adult volunteers, the organisation has inspired young people from all backgrounds to join the RAF

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Are you a former air cadet?

To mark the Air Training Corps 80th anniversary, we want to hear from you with your highlights from your time as an air cadet.

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Our support for the RAF Air Cadets

We are proud to offer an enhanced package of welfare support for the RAF Air Cadets, including members of the Combined Cadet Force. Support includes emotional wellbeing, counselling and bereavement support, as well as financial support if a member is killed, on or off duty. This also extends to staff cadets and uniformed volunteers.

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