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HMS SHERWOOD – CEREMONIAL DIVISIONS EVENING – JULY 2017

The presentation area was set up in advance of the Commodore arriving
The Nottinghamshire Band of the Royal Engineers
The Nottinghamshire Band of the Royal Engineers who provided the musical entertainment
The event took place outside Foresters House in Nottingham
The Commordore speaking to a reservist
The Commodore unveiled the unit's operational honours board
The Commodore took time out to speak to The Nottinghamshire Band of the Royal Engineers
The Commodore talked to each Sea Cadet on parade as well
The Commodore spoke to every reservist on parade
The Commodore asked those on parade about themselves and why they enjoy being a reservist
The Ceremonial Divisions event is an important date in the unit’s calendar
The annual Ceremonial Divisions evening took place on 11 July
Speaking to reservists on parade
Sea Cadets on parade
Sea Cadets at the event
Sea Cadet speaking to the Commodore
Sea Cadet during the parade
Royal Navy umbrellas were provided to shelter guests from the rain
Reservists were honoured that Commodore Elford was able to inspect the parade
Reservists speaking to the Commodore
Reservists ready to meet Commodore David Elford
Reservists ready to be inspected during the Ceremonial Divisions event press release
Reservists pictured outside HMS Sherwood's HQ
Reservists paraded in front of friends, family and VIP guests
Reservists parade as part of the Ceremonial Divisions event
Reservists outside Foresters House
Reservists outside Foresters House the home of HMS Sherwood
Reservists on parade
Reservists on parade on 11 July 2017
Reservists of all ranks took part in the parade
Positive feedback was received from audience members about the parade they observed
Petty Officer Derek Parsons pictured during the event
New reservist recruits and representatives from Long Eaton Sea Cadets
New recruits during the HMS Sherwood event
Midshipman Gil Lock with Commodore Elford receiving his new Sub Lieutenant’s epaulettes to be worn with his uniform
Long Eaton Sea Cadets joined reservists on parade
Lieutenant Commander Russell Dalby was recognised for 15 years’ service with the unit
Lieutenant Commander Dalby was recognised for 15 years’ service with the unit
Inspecting the reservists
HMS Sherwood reservists during the event
HMS Sherwood Operational Deployment board
HMS Sherwood badge inside Foresters House, Nottingham where the unit trains each week
Guests enjoyed seeing the parade
Flag party
Commodore speaking to new recruits
Commodore Elford speaking to those on parade
Commodore David Elford speaking to reservists
Commodore David Elford inspected those present as part of the Ceremonial Divisions event
Commodore David Elford arrives
Commanding Officer of HMS Sherwood, Commander Rob Noble
Clasp to be added to a Volunteer Reserve Service Medal and epaulettes both presented during the event
Awaiting the presentations
Awaiting the inspection
Audience members watching the parade outside the HQ of HMS Sherwood
Asking reservists questions about training completed
An audience of VIPs, friends and family were invited to the event
A number of Sea Cadets paraded alongside HMS Sherwood
A number of Sea Cadets from Long Eaton attended the event
A number of Sea Cadets attended the event
40 Reservists paraded in front of Commodore David Elford, Naval Regional Commander for Eastern England
40 people took part in the parade
Reservists pictured at the Ceremonial Divisions event