The King’s Volunteer Reserves Medal (KVRM) was created by Royal Warrant of Queen Elizabeth II on 29 March 1999. Only 13 Queen’s Volunteer Reserves Medals may be awarded in a year. The medal is presented only to members of the Volunteer Reserves of the British Armed Services for exemplary meritorious service in the conduct of their duties. In 2022 the award was renamed The King’s Volunteer Reserves Medal (KVRM) and the first KVRM recipients were included in the New Year Honours List 2023, and also HRH The Duke of Edinburgh became patron in 2023.

Awarded to men and women of the reserve services for outstanding service that previously would have been rewarded with one of the grades of The Order of the British Empire. Recipients are entitled to use the Post-nominal KVRM

One such person was our very good friend and supporter Sqn. Ldr. Jill Pritchard, R.A.F., when on the 17th April 2024 the Princess Royal, Princess Anne presented her with the Kings Volunteer Reserves Medal (KVRM) at Windsor Castle.