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Mayor attends ACF Open Day

Sunday, 20 September 2015 17:00

Gun-toting Mayor of Douglas Councillor Sara Hackman JP attended the Isle of Man Army Cadet Force’s Open Day on Saturday September 19.


 ATrioGun DSC3325 MediumReceiving instruction from 2nd lieutenant Daithi O’Regan, community training officer. Also pictured is Lance bombardier Megan Harris


Escorted by Major Dean Johnson (pictured below) she toured the displays and heard how the ACF aims to equip young people with life and practical skills and help them realise their potential.


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 APlank DSC3344 MediumLance bombardiers Kristopher Hamill and Fred Buxton


Although declining the offer of military camouflage makeup Her Worship went on mini-manoeuvres at the ACF’s Tromode headquarters, was instructed in the use of a number of weapons (‘toy’ and real) and got to grips with ‘Choking Charlie’, a training mannequin in the form of an adult torso.


ACharlie DSC3355 MediumHer Worship gets to grips with 'Choking Charlie' under instruction from 2nd lieutenant Carrie Wernham