West Midlands HM Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet

12 April 2017

On Wednesday 12th APRIL 2017, a guard of honour proudly stood to attention outside the Birmingham Council House as the HM Lord Lieutenant, Mr John Crabtree OBE arrived for an exclusive presentation of this year’s Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet Ceremony. With 1000’s of cadets to choose from, this ultimate recognition of service goes to the young adults from the Army Cadets, the Air Training Corps and the Sea Cadets who have demonstrated an exceptional level of dedication. The role of the Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet will attend a number of official engagements including remembrance events, parades and Royal visits alongside the HM Lord Lieutenant Representing Staffordshire & West Midlands (NS) ACF was Cadet Sgt Leith, who has been in the ACF for just over 4 years after being recommended to join by her big brother. Cadet Sgt Leith said “it didn’t take me long to realise that the ACF would be something I would want to stick with” she went on to explain how the ACF has helped her to learn valuable lifelong lessons “I have gone from a shy basic cadet to a confident leader” Staffordshire & West Midlands (NS) ACF HM Lord – Lt’s Cadet (outgoing): Cadet Sergeant J Shaw. HM Lord – Lt’s Cadet (incoming): Cadet Sergeant S Leith. Citation reader: Maj Ann Deeley. Sea Cadet Corps HM Lord – Lt’s Cadet (outgoing): Leading Cadet C Davis. HM Lord – Lt’s Cadet (incoming): Able Cadet T Harvey Citation reader: Petty Officer S Trevis Warwickshire ACF HM Lord – Lt’s Cadet (outgoing): Cadet Sergeant L Tedd. HM Lord – Lt’s Cadet (incoming): Cadet Sergeant A Thompson. Citation reader: SSI Graham Staffordshire Wing ATC HM Lord – Lt’s Cadet (outgoing): Cadet Warrant Officer J Ellis. HM Lord – Lt’s Cadet (incoming): Cadet Flt Sgt I Raees Citation reader: Sqn Ldr Colin Cummings. Warwickshire & Birmingham Wing ATC HM Lord – Lt’s Cadet (outgoing): Cadet Flight Sergeant O Ibitoye. HM Lord – Lt’s Cadet (incoming): Cadet Sgt H Gray. Citation reader: Flt Lt Hart. West Mercian Wing ATC HM Lord – Lt’s Cadet (outgoing): CI D Johnson. HM Lord – Lt’s Cadet (incoming): Cadet Warrant Officer Rhys Morgan. Citation reader: Fg Off Natalie Owen.