Buckinghamshire Lord Lieutenant’s Awards Ceremony 2016 Part.2


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Squadron Leader Andrew Warman from the Air Cadets Shooting Development Team.

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Flight Lieutenant Rennie lives in Twickenham and is stationed at RAF Halton near Wendover in Buckinghamshire.  Cameron who is an RAF Reservist works as a Media Operations Officer ensuring that the great work of the RAF is told. In his civilian life Cameron works as a Senior Advisor for BP, and joined 7644 Squadron RAF Reserves in 2011, the media professionals of the RAF, because it was a good match for his background. Some of the highlights of his career has seen him being deployed to Estonia and working with the Estonian Air Force.  Lieutenant Rennie has also serviced on operations in Afghanistan.

The award is presented to the Reservist who is considered to have achieved the most or to have made the greatest contribution to the Reserve Service during the year.

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Lord-Lieutenant Cadet Award marks the achievement of outstanding service by an individual to their Cadet movement and is recognised by their appointment as a Lord Lieutenant Cadet.  Each year the Lord-Lieutenant appoints a Cadet from each of the community cadet forces and a cadet from the Combined Cadet Force, to support them on official engagements.  In their role they will have the opportunity to escort the Lord-Lieutenant on their duties within the County and to meet members of the Royal Family who visit Buckinghamshire.

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Cadet Petty Officer Craig Underwood who lives in High Wycombe said, “I feel hugely honoured and proud, I am also very excited to take on all aspects of this role since it is a rare, once in a lifetime opportunity.”  Craig has been in the Combined Cadet Force since 2013 and has risen quickly to the rank Cadet Petty Officer.  He is a full time A level student studying English, French, Biology and Ancient History.  He continued, “Since being in the CCF I have done things that I would never normally have tried and have grown as a person, I have learnt how to motivate and lead a team and have become personally more self- disciplined, especially in overcoming challenges I am faced with.”

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Jamie who lives in Wolverton Milton Keynes has been a Cadets for over 5 years and is a member of the Royal Marine Section. He said, “I am really honoured to be appointed and my parents are very proud of me, I am excited and looking forward to the year ahead.”  He added, “It is also an honour for my Sea Cadet unit as this the 5th year in a row that a Sea Cadet from the unit has been appointed a Lord-Lieutenant Cadet.”

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Emma who lives in Princes Risborough is a member of the Hawkslade Detachment of the Buckinghamshire Army Cadet Force.

Emma said “I am honoured to be nominated, I joined the Cadets to make friends and gain personal skills, and the unit was close to where I live and has a great circle of people.”

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James who lives in Chalfont St Giles is a member of 2313 Squadron of the Air Training Corps based in Chalfont.

James said, “I am really excited about my appointment and am looking forward to seeing what the year will offer.”

James is currently on a Gap year and has just left Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham.  James hopes to go to University and then join the RAF.

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Winners of the Coronation Cup presented by Mr Steve Kingsford from the Royal British Legion. Members of the High Wycombe Sea Cadets were presented with the award for collecting the most monies for the Royal British Legion during last year’s Poppy Appeal.

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Presented to the Cadets who were runners up in collecting the most monies for the Royal British Legion in last year’s Poppy Appeal. Army Cadets from 2nd High Wycombe Platoon Buckinghamshire Army Cadet Force collected the runners up Evett Cup from Mr Steve Kingsford from the Royal British Legion who said, “A huge thankyou to all the Cadets throughout the County, we could achieve what we do without all your help and hard work.”

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The Rose Bowl was awarded to 2366 Squadron Bletchley Park Air Training Corps for their role in collecting monies for the Royal British Legion during last year’s Poppy Appeal.

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