PHOTOS: Nelson sea cadets honoured at annual review

There’s a new person in charge of Nelson’s sea cadets.

Lt. Melissa Townsend took over as commanding officer from Lt. Michelle Harris in a ceremony at the 81 RCSCC Hampton Gray V.C. annual cadet review on Saturday.

Other highlights included Kane Cho receiving a five-year service medal and Grady Reise being presented with a 100-year centennial coin.

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Kane Cho was at Lakeside Park on Saturday to receive a five-year service medal for his time with 81 RCSCC Hampton Gray V.C. Photo: Tyler Harper
Kane Cho was at Lakeside Park on Saturday to receive a five-year service medal for his time with 81 RCSCC Hampton Gray V.C. Photo: Tyler Harper
Retired Beasley Fire Chief Al Craft (left) served as reviewing officer during the event. Photo: Tyler Harper
B.C. Mainland Division’s David Hood presents a Teo Cho with a pin. Photo: Tyler Harper
Leading Seaman Grady Reise (second from right) was awarded a 100-year centennial coin and certificate. He’s seen here with (L-R) Janice Van Caeseele, the Navy League of Canada’s Nelson branch president, David Hood and Devon Caron. Photo: Tyler Harper
The Glacier Harmony Choir opened the event with a rendition of O Canada. Photo: Tyler Harper

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