It has just been announced that Col Charlie Calder will be promoted to Brigadier and take up the Defence Attache post at HM Embassy in Nigeria at the end of 2016.  This is excellent news and the Colonel of the Regiment and all Fusiliers offer their warmest congratulations.

Colonel Charlie commanded Second Fusiliers in Afghanistan and is currently Divisional Director at the Intermediate Command and Staff Course (Land) at the Defence Academy.  Regimentally, he is Area Colonel (Warwickshire).