Sea cadets welcome Falkland Islands Government representative

02.12.2019

Sheffield Sea Cadets welcomed Government representative of the the Falkland Islands, the Honourable Leona Roberts, who presented the unit with a Falkland Islands flag.

Her visit cemented the strong relationship that exists between the unit – whose base is named The Falklands Training Centre – and the island in the South Atlantic.

Shared history

Leona Roberts is pictured centre, presenting the flag. Also in attendance were Vice Lord Lieutenant John Holt, area officer Richard De La Mare, Lord Mayor Anthony Down and High Sheriff John Pickering.

“Our unit and this city share a history with the islands and we have staff who are veterans of the Falkland’s conflict,” said unit executive officer Chris Camps.

 

 



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