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       in this edition, from an introduction   By the time this magazine arrives  experienced first-hand the drill exploits
       from WO1 Martin Foulds, new head of  with you, it will be fast approaching  from no other than the Honorary
       the chef trade, to Exercise Joint Caterer,  time to book your place at the Cenotaph,  Catering Adviser to 167 Regt RLC,
       held at the NEC in Birmingham and  the Corps has circa 50 slots available. I  Colonel Harry Lomas where he led the
       the sporting exploits from Association  attended for the first time in 2021, it was  ACC contingent on parade. Who would
       members at this year’s Ski trip and the  an excellent experience, not only did I  want to miss this – book your place at
       ACC Golf society events.            meet old and new acquaintances but also  the Cenotaph now.

       Borough of Rushmoor Military Freedom                                     An inspiring book by

       Ceremony – 29th May 1981                                                 ACC member  er
       Former ACC Private M R Smith kindly  that the ACC was previously accorded   Colonel Bob Pearce ACC,
       forwarded his invitation and ticket to  the Freedom of Aldershot in 1971. Two   puts pen to paper to
       the Borough of Rushmoor Freedom  great and memorable days in the history
       Ceremony and Reception for the ACC  of the Corps, the second being remem-  highlight his time in the  e
       on 29th May 1981. Members will recall   bered so very well by Private Smith   Corps. It is written from  m
                                             and many other members no doubt.
                                             an                                 a personal perspective
                                                                                and explores his time
                                                                                from starting as an Apprentice
                                                                                and is illustrated by Piscator so many in
                                                                                the Corps will be interested (maybe in
                                                                                the drawings rather than the book)!
                                                                                To find out more and order please

       Members and Partners Dinner 2022

       Saturday 10th September 2022 – Farnborough
       It was mentioned in the last edition of  response was good. Apart from some   So, we can announce that the next
       the Flaming Cauldron that the P&P was  interesting but impracticable sugges-  Sgts Past and Present Members and
       aiming to hold the next Members and  tions the overwhelming consensus was  Partners Dinner will be held on Saturday
       Partners Dinner in February this year.   to hold it on a Saturday night as a sit  10th September 2022 in Farnborough
          Despite our best efforts, the Covid-  down three course dinner, cheese and  at the Masonic Centre at a cost of £30
       19 effect on the hospitality industry  biscuits, with wine and port.     per head.
       prevented us from finding a location that   To that end, the President, ably   There will be a limit of 100
       were taking bookings for that period or,  assisted by Past President Alan Penny,  covers on a  “first come, first served”
       if they were taking function bookings,  have negotiated very attractive deals  allocation.  The on-line booking form
       they were full booked for February and  with the Farnborough Masonic Centre,  can be found at
       many months ahead.                  where the function will be held, and the  SgtsMess/sgts_dinner2022.
          That gave us time to pause for thought  Holliday Inn Farnborough, for pref-  It will be good to be able to meet up
       and our President, Dave Butterill, sug-  erential rates for accommodation with  again at a social event after the inter-
       gested we take the opportunity to ask  breakfast.                       ruption caused by the pandemic. So
       the membership what they wanted from   The date has been set, the function  with that now behind us let make this a
       the annual dinner, its format, and the  room is booked and paid for, the menus  reunion one we will remember for many
       best day of the week to hold it.    and wines have been selected and  years and book your places now to avoid
          A questionnaire was devised and  ex-army chef, David Brett, is looking  disappoint.
       distributed to the membership.  The  forward to catering for our needs.

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