FENLAND: Army cadets get a new commander with the arrival of Major Ken

ARMY cadets throughout Peterborough and Fenland areas have a new commander with the arrival of Major Ken Howard. After three years in the hot seat , Major Tom Denton is taking up a staff role at Cambridgeshire Army Cadet Corp Headquarters. Ken, 61, a ret

ARMY cadets throughout Peterborough and Fenland areas have a new commander with the arrival of Major Ken Howard.

After three years in the 'hot seat', Major Tom Denton is taking up a staff role at Cambridgeshire Army Cadet Corp Headquarters.

Ken, 61, a retired fire officer from Bedford, joined the ACF in 1960 and has held many appointments including detachment commanderships and Regimental Sergeant Major and steadily through the ranks becoming a commissioned officer in 1995.

He is the holder of the cadet forces medal with three bars and is married to Linda.


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Number 1 Company, Which Major Howard now commands, covers an area which includes eight active cadet detachments in Peterborough, March, Whittlesey and Wisbech.

The ACF is a national voluntary youth organisation sponsored by, but not part of, the Army.

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