Collin Fergus Promoted To The Rank Of Captain

Lieutenant in the Royal Montserrat Defence Force Colin Fergus, has been promoted to the rank of Captain.

Fergus had the honour of having his Lieutenant badge of rank replaced with the new Captain Badge by His Excellency the Governor Andrew Pearce and Major Alvin Ryan at a ceremony last Friday.

Captain Fergus joined the Defence Force on the April 17, 2001.

Shortly after enlistment he was promoted to the rank of Company Sergeant Major Acting and confirmed in the rank in December 2002.

Fergus, who was appointed as an Officer Cadet in June 2006, received local mentoring in his duties from members of the Officers Corp.

He received his 1st Commission to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in June 2008, followed by his 2nd Commission to the rank of Lieutenant in June 2012.

He received the Efficiency Decoration three years later for completing 12 years of efficient qualifying service in the RMDF.

Commanding Officer of the RMDF Major Alvin E Ryan said he was pleased with the promotion of Captain Fergus, who has been a dedicated member of the Force, contributing in various positions.