Cadet was a title used to refer to youthful individuals enrolled in a training or educational program. Those who were enrolled at the Imperial Academies were called Imperial Cadets. The term was also used before then, during the time of the Old Galactic Republic, for the same purpose when clone troopers were being trained. The main facility where many of these cadets were trained at were academies such as the Carida Academy where many famous stormtroopers that have been trained. A similar rank, called "recruit," was utilized by the Rebel Alliance, being the lowest rank, just below Flight Cadet. Its insignia was a white patch with white borders and completely bare.