By Larisa Brown Defence And Security Editor For The Daily Mail
Published: 22:01 GMT, 1 February 2019 | Updated: 07:29 GMT, 2 February 2019
She doesn’t fall in to the stereotype of a ruddy-faced sergeant major bawling orders at recruits on the parade ground.
But then the first woman to oversee the training of the Army’s future leaders at Sandhurst is determined to do things a little differently.
Warrant officer Kelly Caswell-Treen, the new Company Sergeant Major at the Royal Military Academy, already has plenty of experience in controlling youngsters – as the mother of a two-year-old girl.
New boss: Sergeant Major Caswell- Treen, the new Company Sergeant Major at the Royal Military Academy
‘The very angry sergeant major seen on TV programmes is not a true reflection of where we are today,’ she explained.
‘We’ve adapted with society and have had to tailor our approaches. You have to jump into all different types of leadership styles.
‘It’s only by knowing my soldiers and officers that I know who is going to respond to what method.’
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