CGS presents awards to ICSC(L)16B

27 July 2020 / Categories: DA News and Events

24 July 2020, The Chief of the General Staff (CGS) General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith presided over the closing ceremony of ICSC(L)16B .

Chief of General Staff, General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith standing arms crossed. He is stood in front of a low table draped with the army flag. Behind the table are further flags including the union jack and the tri-service flag.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chief of General Staff, General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith. Crown Copyright

The ICSC(L)16B cohort was particularly remarkable as they continued their studies remotely while many were also deployed supporting the government response to COVID-19.   During the ceremony, CGS presented prizes to seven students for all aspects of the course.

The Intermediate Command and Staff Course (Land) (ICSC(L)) is a post-graduate course which equips officers of the Army and Royal Marines, both British and international, with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for sub unit command and staff appointments up to the rank of lieutenant colonel. It allows officers to step outside their professional specialisations, to broaden their leadership and management skills, and to analyse key Defence issues at the higher tactical level and in joint force environments.

Maj Jacob Rawson REME is presented with the Hackett Award  for demonstrating the greatest competence in the  Higher Management of Defence Module. Left to right: General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith and Maj Jacob Rawson.

Maj Jacob Rawson REME is presented with the Hackett Award 
for demonstrating the greatest competence in the 
Higher Management of Defence Module. Crown Copyright.

CGS also presented the prestigious Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service to Major James Thomas for his work on Op CABRIT in Estonia as SO2 Cyber and Electromagnetic Activity.

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