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Lord-Lieutenant's Awards 2016

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Lord-Lieutenants' Awards 2017



Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenants are the representatives of the Crown for each county in the United Kingdom. Men or women of all backgrounds, they are appointed directly by Her Majesty The Queen, on the advice of the Prime Minister.


The annual Lord-Lieutenants’ Awards for reservists, Cadet Force Adult Volunteers (CFAVs), cadets and employees of the Reserve Forces and Cadet Organisations of the Armed Forces are recognised as honours throughout the Ministry of Defence. Each year, the presentation of the Lord-Lieutenants’ Awards are facilitated by RFCA for Wales. The awards are traditionally presented at an annual ceremony in the County.


Lord-Lieutenant's Certificate of Meritorious Volunteer Service 


The Lord-Lieutenant's Certificate of Merit is selected by the Reserve Forces' and Cadets' Association for Wales. It is awarded to Reservists serving with the Royal Naval Reserve (RNR), Royal Marines Reserve (RMR), Army Reserve and Royal Auxiliary Air Force (RAuxAF), as well as CFAVs serving with the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), Army Cadet Force (ACF), Air Training Corps (ATC) and Combined Cadet Force (CCF), and Civil and Crown Servants involved in the administration of the Reserve Forces and Cadet Organisations in recognition of exceptional service.


Lord-Lieutenant's Cadet -


The Lord-Lieutenant's cadet is selected by cadet group leaders and the Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association for Wales for their outstanding service and contributions to their respective unit and organisation. The role includes attendance with the area's respective HM Lord-Lieutenant, who acts as the Queen’s representative, at a number of official engagements, including remembrance events, Royal visits and parades.


Please contact or by post (RFCA for Wales, Centre Block, Maindy Barracks, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF14 3YE) with any enquiries.


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