It’s not just the cadets who are proud

The presentation of a Four Star award is always an important event both for the cadet and for the detachment.  However at Coalburn last night the presentations took on a particular significance for Lt Chris Peacock, now a Battalion Assistant Training Officer, because the two girls involved were his first recruits when he had just been appointed a Detachment Commander at 5 Pl RSB, five years ago.

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It’s not ‘just’ a One Star

Our Picture of the Week last week featured Sergeant Mathew Campbell with his Three Star certificate and it’s not unusual for us to feature awards to cadets on these pages, but generally they are at the ‘higher end’ of APC, DofE, shooting, sport etc, but, of course, on a week to week basis many cadets are being recognised for their achievements, perhaps not as grand as they might be after a few years service, but very important to them, and important for the continued success of the detachment.

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