Lucy Giles

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Colonel Lucy Giles is an officer of the British Army's Royal Logistic Corps and the first female College Commander at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst[1][2][3][4] commanding New College where Officer Cadets spend the second and third terms of the 44-week, 3-term Commissioning Course.

Giles has been in the British Army for 25 years and has served on operations in Sierra Leone, East Timor, Bosnia, Iraq, Northern Ireland and Afghanistan.[5] Giles currently serves as the President of the Army Officer Selection Board.[6][7]

Giles completed her GCSEs at King Arthur's School, Wincanton and her A levels at Sexey's School, Bruton. She then studied Biology at the University of Exeter where she joined the Officers' Training Corps.[8]


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  2. ^ "First female College Commander at Sandhurst - British Army Website". 2015-12-11. Retrieved 2016-01-14.
  3. ^ Ian Johnston (2015-12-13). "Lt-Col Lucy Giles becomes first woman commander appointed to lead at Sandhurst | Home News | News". The Independent. Retrieved 2016-01-14.
  4. ^ "Sandhurst boss: sorry but I'm pregnant". The Times. 2015-12-19. Retrieved 2016-01-14.
  5. ^ "HM Armed Forces". Facebook.
  6. ^ "Colonel Lucy Giles". ALUMNI & FRIENDS. Sexey's School. Retrieved 8 September 2020.
  7. ^ "President AOSB Lucy Giles". Twitter. Retrieved 8 September 2020.
  8. ^ "University of Exeter".