Trustees of the
KOHIMA Educational Trust
Lieutenant Colonel Caroline Lewin MBE R SIGNALS
On commissioning into the Royal Signals Lieutenant Colonel Caroline Lewin was posted to Headquarters 7th Armoured Brigade and deployed on NATO led operations to Bosnia. In the rank of Captain she served as a Squadron second-in-command in 7th Signal Regiment in support of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps headquarters, a communications staff officer in support of the Senior British Military Representative in Baghdad, Iraq, and as a Platoon instructor at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
On promotion to the rank of Major, Lieutenant Colonel Lewin deployed for a second time, as a senior communications staff officer, to Iraq before she completed the Intermediate Command and Staff Course Land (ICSC (L)). She then worked within the Ministry of Defence’s capability directorate with responsibility for specialist information systems. In 2011, she moved to Headquarters Support Command to manage the Army’s complex welfare, casualty and housing issues before taking up command of a Squadron at 11th (Royal School of Signals) Signal Regiment. On selection for promotion to Lieutenant Colonel, she completed the Advanced Command and Staff Course (ACSC) at the Defence Academy and assumed command of 2 Signal Regiment in August 2016.
Caroline Lewin has two daughters (Sophie and Amelie) and is a keen and enthusiastic hockey player. She continues to enjoy running with her dogs (Reg and Harley) but preferably somewhere remote and with a good view.