Two female cadets from 2189 (Calne) Squadron have just received an award for their outstanding professionalism from the Royal British Legion.
Cadet Sergeant Lauren Cuggy and Cadet Corporal Lauren Kayll were presented the Youth County Standard Bearers trophy was awarded to the cadets by members of the Women’s Section of the Royal British Legion.
They received the award after competing in the Wiltshire County Standard Bearers competition which was held in Salisbury in September last year.
The competition involved an inspection where they were judged on then standard of their uniform, bearing and care of the standard. This was followed by a sequence of drill movements where they were judged on their individual drill.
Cadet Sergeant Cuggy Said â€œIt was my first time taking part in the competition, I was very nervous beforehand and whilst I was competing but overall, I really enjoyed itâ€.
Not ones to rest on their success they are now continuing with their training sessions for standard bearing in Corsham and hope to attend the next competition in September this year.