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New Governor makes inaugural visit to the regiment

The Royal Gibraltar Regiment hosted the Governor Vice Admiral Sir David Steel for the first time this week.

The visit saw the Governor meet members of the RG in a socially-distanced parade which showcased the Regiment’s various capabilities.

On parade were the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, Recruiting Team, Motor Transport, soldiers and associated weaponry, the ceremonial Light Guns, and a selection of supporting staff.

The Governor later addressed the troops to express his delight in meeting them and becoming Commander in Chief. He added he looked forward to seeing more of them in the future.

Following this part of his visit, he signed the visitors’ book before holding an office call with the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Simon Dyson, who updated him on the Regiment's current activities and plans.

Others present for the visit were Major Tim Cumming (second in command), Major Dominic Collado (aide de camp) and Regimental Sergeant Major WO1 Patrick Canepa.