Major-General Tom Copinger-Symes

Tom was commissioned into the Royal Green Jackets in 1992.  He served as commanding officer of the 5thBattalion, The Rifles, in Afghanistan between November 2011 and April 2012.  He became commander of 1stIntelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Brigade in April 2014, Assistant Chief of Staff (Operations) at Army Headquarters in June 2016, and General Officer Commanding Force Troops Command in December 2017.

Tom was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2017 Birthday Honours.Major-General