KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Pearnel Charles Jr, is urging young persons to join the Jamaica Combined Cadet Force (JCCF).
Speaking at a recent JIS 'Think Tank', he said the JCCF is one of the best vehicles to create the kind of Jamaica that the Government is moving towards in terms of a crime-free country.
Charles Jr said young Jamaicans can utilise the JCCF as a tool to aid in their development and that of the country.
THE Jamaica Combined Cadet Force (JCCF) will be staging a number of activities from November 5 to 11 in observance of Founders Week.
Speaking with the JIS News, commandant of the JCCF, Colonel Errol Johnson, said the commemoration will serve to showcase the journey and growth of the cadet force, which came into being on November 1, 1943.