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Defence in the Media: Tuesday 25 September 2018

Today’s defence related news includes coverage of Dame Kelly Holmes being made the first Honorary Colonel of a regular training regiment.

Dame Kelly Holmes Honorary Colonel

ITV, Forces News, Daily Star, Daily Telegraph and The Times all cover Dame Kelly Holmes being made an Honorary Colonel of the Royal Armoured Corps Training Regiment (RACTR). The double Olympic champion was given the honour by the Defence Secretary during a parade involving 250 RACTR recruits at the Regiment’s home in Bovington, Dorset.

Secretary of State for Defence, The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, present the inspirational athlete and former soldier with a scroll marking the appointment which had been approved by Her Majesty the Queen earlier this year.
Secretary of State for Defence, The Rt Hon Gavin Williamson MP, presents the inspirational athlete and former soldier with a scroll marking the appointment which had been approved by Her Majesty the Queen earlier this year.