Graduation success for Officer Cadet
On Friday, Jules Farrow from Huntingdon joined hundreds of Officer Cadets in a prestigious graduation ceremony at the world renowned Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Passing out from Sandhurst marks the completion of 44 weeks of intensive military and academic training, combined with adventurous training and sporting challenges.
With friends and family in the audience, 24-year-old Second Lieutenant Farrow took part in the Sovereign’s Parade in front of Her Majesty’s representatives. The parade is a key milestone for every Army Officer and has been run at the end of each term for over 200 years.
By the time Officer Cadets have graduated they enjoy immediate leadership responsibilities, where they will be in charge of a platoon of 30 soldiers, managing their skills, workloads and welfare.
2Lt Farrow, who will be joining the Royal Welsh Regiment, s aid: “Being part of an elite group of people that have graduated as British Army Officers from Sandhurst makes me extremely proud. It’s one of the biggest challenges I have ever undertaken, but also one of the most rewarding.
“The training and support I have received has been excellent and I cannot wait to start putting it into practise with the Royal Welsh, and to be given the chance to make my contribution on operations, adventure t raining, and missions overseas.”
Major General Paul Nan son, Command ant Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, said: “Congratulations to all our Officer Cadets. I look forward to seeing each of them realise their full potential as they em bark on their careers with the Army.”