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1st Battalion The Highlanders ACF Thurso Detachment

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Photograph of 1st Battalion The Highlanders ACF Thurso DetachmentMeets Tuesday: 19:00 - 21:00

1 Highlanders Army Cadet Force has approximately 600 cadets, 31 Officers and 88 adult volunteers in 31 detachments over the Highlands and Islands, all under the one cap badge of the Royal Regiment of Scotland backed with the distinctive blue hackle.

The 31 detachments are organised into five companies.

Caithness Company has its Headquarters in the ACF Centre, Princes Street in Thurso. There are 5 detachments within the company covering Caithness and Sutherland area.

All detachments within the Battalion parade between 1900 and 2130 hours on one evening a week.

Postal Address
1st Battalion The Highlanders ACF Thurso Detachment
ACF Centre
Princes Street
Thurso
Caithness
KW14 7DH



News for 1st Battalion The Highlanders ACF Thurso Detachment

31/5/2006
Army Cadets On Fieldcraft Weekend At BroubsterThumbnail for article : Army Cadets On Fieldcraft Weekend At Broubster
Caithness Army Cadet Force held a fieldcraft exercise weekend at Broubster Forest near Reay as the culmination of the Company's training before annual camp.  Activities included living in the field, camouflage, observation, tactical movement and patrolling.  
17/1/2006
Map Reading WeekendThumbnail for article : Map Reading Weekend
The army Cadets carried out a map reading weekend on the 14th and 15th January.  All the Cadets worked hard, and found some of the problems not only of navigating, but also simply moving, at night.  
27/7/2005
Summer Camp For The Caithness Army CadetsThumbnail for article : Summer Camp For The Caithness Army Cadets
Another successful summer camp was attended by members of the Caithness Army Cadet Force at Altcar near Liverpool.   The young folk were accompanied by adult leaders from Caithness.  
19/6/2005
Four Cadets On Their Gold Duke Of Edinburgh Award ExpeditionThumbnail for article : Four Cadets On Their Gold Duke Of Edinburgh Award Expedition
The photographs show C/Sgt Macdonald, Sgt Perry, Cpl Sutherland and L/Cpl Napier.   They are seen at Forsinain climbing up through the forest towards the county march, on the third day of their Duke of Edinburgh gold award expedition..  
16/5/2005
Field Exercise and Camp At Rumster ForestThumbnail for article : Field Exercise and Camp At Rumster Forest
The spring is always a busy time for the Army Cadets.   During the run up to their summer camp they take part in events as varied as shooting matches, sports meetings, D of E expeditions and cadet skills competitions.  
Some Older Photos of The Army Cadet Force in CaithnessThumbnail for article : Some Older Photos of The Army Cadet Force in Caithness
We have in our archive a few older photographs of the Army Cadet Force in Caithness.   First is linked above.  

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