Today, the Sea Cadet National Awards have been announced and following our nominations, we are delighted to inform you that our Commanding Officer, Lieutenant (SCC) William Elliott RNR has been awarded the Roddie Casement Sword. Making him the Best Commanding Officer for this year, in the opinion of the Captain of the Sea Cadets.
Unfortunately, we didn't place in the SRMO's trophy, but the RMCD should be proud to know that they have been recognised for improving over the last year.
The Unit, has also been given a shout out in the awards for receiving a Captain's Certificate of Commendation for 2019, which was also the first EVER for the Unit.
Well Done Team!
RODDIE CASEMENT SWORD INFORMATION:
Awarded to the unit CO/OiC who, in the opinion of the CSC, has, by example and dedication, contributed most to the aim of the SCC during the preceding year.
Background: The sword was presented by the family of the late Captain Roddie Casement OBE RN, who was Captain of the SCC 1959-67.