ACF Deputy Commandant for Kent collects an Armed Forces Silver Covenant Award

Lt Col Richard Long ACF, ACF Deputy Commandant for Kent collects an Armed Forces Silver Covenant Award, on behalf of Kent County Council, from the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, Mr Nigel Atkinson, on 6 Sept 2017 on HMS Victory.   

Mr Nigel Atkinson, the Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire, and Lt Col Richard Long, ACF Deputy Commandant for Kent, served together in 1RGJ in 1976 in Dover and Cyprus. In fact Nigel Atkinson handed over 2 Pl, A Coy 1 RGJ to Richard Long. This Silver Covenant Award ceremony was only the second time they had met since 1976.