Kyle's earned his stripes.
A teenager has overcome his special needs to earn his stripes with the Army Cadet Force The Army Cadet Force (ACF) is a British youth organisation that offers progressive training in a multitude of the subjects from military training to adventurous training and first aid, at the same time as promoting achievement, discipline, and good citizenship, to boys and .
Corporal Kyle Gilmour, left, 18, from Darlington, has a hearing impairment and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), formerly called hyperkinesis or minimal brain dysfunction, a chronic, neurologically based syndrome characterized by any or all of three types of behavior: hyperactivity, distractibility, and impulsivity. .
But he has shrugged off the difficulties and has been told he will be awarded his third stripe with the Durham Army Cadet Force.
The teenager is a senior cadet in D Company, Darlington Detachment, and has just completed a BTEC National Diploma in Public Services at Darlington College.
He is a Duke of Edinburgh Noun 1. Duke of Edinburgh - Englishman and husband of Elizabeth II (born 1921)
Philip, Prince Philip award winner, a crack shot who exhibits strong leadership skills and a keen sportsman playing rugby, football and athletics. He is the Army Cadet Force discus champion and has spent the summer in a host of cadet force activities.
"I am the type of person whot never gives up and never lets anything hold me back," said Kyle.