Jeremy Vine and Angela Rippon to host 2017 Soldiering On Awards

The Soldiering On Awards is delighted to announce that BBC radio presenter Jeremy Vine and television journalist Angela Rippon OBE will host the 2017 Soldiering On Awards.

“This will be Jeremy’s second time and Angela’s first time to host the awards night,” said Chairman Wing Commander Tal Lambert MBE.  “We are delighted that they have chosen to support our Armed Forces Community in this way.  The Awards will be a very special evening for our finalists and winners, and we are delighted to have Angela and Jeremy’s participation.”

The 2017 Soldiering On Awards will take place on Friday, 24 March at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, London .  The general public and more than 40 charities and not-for-profit organisations either representing or associated with the wider Armed Forces Community have put forward a record-breaking number of nominations in nine categories for this year’s awards.

In attendance on the night will be the charity’s patron, the Rt Hon Earl Howe PC, chairs of the Independent Judging Panel, General the Lord Dannatt GCB CBE MC DL and Debra Allcock-Tyler, CEO, the Directory of Social Change; along with Cobseo Chairman General Sir John McColl KBE CBE DSO and VCDS General Sir Gordon Kenneth Messenger KCB, DSO & Bar, OBE, ADC, and Soldiering On Awards ambassador Vicki Michelle along with a number of senior military officials and VIPs to recognise and congratulate the Soldiering On Award finalists.

The charity offers a special table rate for Cobseo members.  If interested, contact Chief Executive Anne Donoghue at or 07708 944007.

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