Today’s defence related news includes coverage of the Operational Honour and Awards and specifically Lt Col Craig Palmer and his award for bravery.
Lt Col Craig Palmer
BCC Breakfast, Sky News, BBC Online, The Telegraph and The Herald all report on Lieutenant Colonel Craig Palmer of the Royal Regiment of Artillery who has been awarded a Queen's Commendation for Bravery (QCB) following his actions during the Parsons Green terrorist incident in 2017.
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said:
The Operational Honours and Awards show how our armed forces personnel go above and beyond the call of duty to keep this country safe.
The breadth of achievement is testament to the bravery and commitment of our service personnel. They make us proud.
I congratulate all those who have been awarded.