Commandant leading by example

July 25, 2022

2nd Battalion The Highlanders ACF Commandant Colonel Gordon Rae was honoured to receive a Lord-Lieutenant’s Certificate for Meritorious Service in recognition of his hard work keeping the flame alive during the pandemic.

His work was at the forefront of the cadet movement’s efforts to keep cadets engaged using digital media and virtual training sessions during the period of lockdown.

As a result of the time he committed the Battalion had a head start when parade nights and training weekends were able to take place once more.

Col Rae was also recognised for his time and effort to ensure the Battalion and the ACF is a Diverse and Inclusive organisation.

The award was from the Lord-Lieutenant for Aberdeenshire, Mr Sandy Manson.

The entire Battalion is grateful to Col Rae for his hard work and professional leadership.