AN ARMY cadet from Hanwell has been given a commendation by the Army's top brass.
Second Lieutenant Victoria Coles has been honoured by the Reserve Forces and Cadets Association for Greater London by being named Best Detachment Commander of 2009. The accolade was given in recognition of her achievements, dedication and commitment to her Detachment.
Victoria said she felt very proud to receive the award.
She added: "I joined the ACF as I thought it would be interesting and fun and the perfect antidote to office work.
"I also wanted to give something back to the community."
Colonel Ian Denison, Commandant of North West London Sector ACF said "Victoria embodies all that we need from a Detachment Commander - commitment, drive, reliability, knowledge and excellence.
"She has been given this award because of the time, effort and energy she puts into everything she does."
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