James Everard

General Sir James Everard KCB CBE joined the 17th/21st Lancers in 1983, spending his formative years on the Chieftain and Challenger Main Battle in the British Army of the Rhine (BAOR). He went on to command The Queen’s Royal Lancers, the 20th Armoured Brigade and the 3rd (UK) Division, and served as the Assistant Chief of the General Staff. His final three appointments were as the 3* Deputy Chief of Defence Staff for Military Strategy and Operation (UK MOD), 3* Commander UK Field Army and finally as the 4* Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (NATO) leaving the Army in 2020.