Soldiering On Awards Night – Friday 24th March 2017
The seventh inspirational Soldiering On Awards took place on Friday 24th March 2017. The Award Winners were selected by our independent Judges Panel on 15 November 2016 at the House of Lords.
The Soldiering On Awards provide National Recognition for the outstanding achievements of those who have served their country and individuals and groups who work together with the Armed Forces Community.Our aim is simple: To encourage support for the UK’s Armed Forces Community by nationally recognising the achievements of groups, individuals and organisations that support this community.
The evening started with a Taittinger Champagne reception and included a three course banquet with wine, coffee and petit fours; an inspirational Awards Ceremony, followed by musical entertainment.
The seventh Soldiering On Awards, was hosted by Angela Rippon, (TV presenter and former newsreader) and Cassidy Little (TV personality and former Royal Marine). The Awards took place in the presence of our Patron the Rt Hon Earl Howe PC who was joined by our Awards Judges including co-chairs General the Lord Dannatt GCB, CBE, MC, DL and Debra Allcock-Tyler, Chief Executive of The Directory of Social Change, along with other distinguished guests.