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An evening of celebrations

Hampshire and Isle of Wing celebrate success...

44 Air Cadets and Adult Volunteers from Hants & IOW Wing recently celebrated their achievements at a presentation evening held at Hants & IOW Wing Headquarters.

The annual presentation evening guest of honour included VIP Mr Nigel Atkinson DL; Vice Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, South West Region Air Cadet Commandant Group Captain Michael Remlinger RAF whom passed out awards to the guests.

During the ceremony the following awards were presented:-

Presentation of Defence Council Letter of Appreciation (DCLA)
Presentation of Cadets Forces Medals (CFM)
Presentation of CFM Clasp
Presentation of CI Long Service Certificate
Presentation of Commendations
Presentation of Adult Warrant Officers Certificates

Officer Commanding Hants & IOW Wing, Wg Cdr Peter Priest "thanked all the guests for attending the presentation evening, particularly highlighting the support of family and friends whom support cadets and volunteer staff that dedicate their time to the ACO".

Sqn Ldr Graeme Hughes, Deputy Officer Commanding Hants & IOW Wing and Wing Executive Officer noted "Sqn's to continue the submitting citations to him on their cadets and volunteer staff that have displayed outstanding achievement to the wing and ACO".

Vice Lord Lieutenant Nigel Atkinson noted "I am delighted to present the awards to the cadets and adults volunteers, noting their hard work and efforts over the year and was very proud to celebrate their achievements in a formal setting".