Prestigious Medal for Grimsby Volunteer

A Grimsby volunteer has been awarded a prestigious medal in recognition of his long service to the RAF Air Cadets.
Flight Lieutenant(Flt Lt) Terance Shird, Officer Commanding 195 (Grimsby) Squadron, Royal Air Force Air Cadets, was awarded the Cadet Forces Medal at a ceremony at RAF Digby. 195 13096268_675424725929733_797474314312669883_n (1)
Flt Lt Shird has served as an Officer in the RAF Volunteer Reserve (Training) branch for over 14 years, recently taking over the reins of 195 Squadron.
Group Captain Nigel Gorman, Regional Commandant, presented Flt Lt Shird and six other Air Cadet staff members with their long service medals, and paid tribute to the value of the volunteer staff that support the organisation.
Flt Lt Shird said: “I’m thrilled to have been presented with this medal. I’ve loved every minute of my 14 years in the Air Cadets, and I’ve experienced so much.
“There is real value in helping to develop and shape young people, helping them to gain new experiences and new qualifications.
“And as staff members, we still get to have fun along the way. I’m looking forward to the many more wonderful years in the organisation”