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CBE for British Army officer who set up joint task force in Sierra Leone

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A South Cerney-based British Army officer who forged the coalition of top international agencies in Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis, is to be recognised with a CBE in the latest Operational Honours and Awards list for his ‘force of character and inspired leadership’, it has been announced. Brigadier Stephen McMahon MBE, 104 Logistic Support Brigade, successfully established the Joint Inter-Agency Task Force Headquarters (JIATF HQ) having deployed with a small HQ at two days’ notice, with minimal resources, ahead of the deployment of its DfID (Department for International Development) lead. Read his story here: http://bit.ly/1H2B2Dc