Faslane bomb squad gets new commanding officer

Faslane-based Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have a new Commanding Officer.

Lieutenant Commander Chris Stephenson, who has previously served as Mine Counter Measures Staff Officer to the Faslane Flotilla, takes over from Lieutenant Commander Tony Hampshire as CO of Northern Diving Group (NDG).

Tony commanded the unit from January 2016 to July 2018 and now it’s time for something new – and it’s not just a new job for Tony as he is all set to up sticks with his family and move over 3,000 miles away to start a new life in Canada, as part of an exchange programme with the Canadian government.

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Source: Daily Record