Reservist Sam proud in uniform

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CIVIL servant Sam Yee is proud to serve his country – in two ways.

The 28-year-old works for the Department of Education by day.

But during his spare time, he is a commissioned officer in the Royal Naval Reserve at the Portsmouth-based HMS King Alfred unit.

As part of the recent Uniform to Work Day, he swapped his sharp city suit for the smart Number One suit of the naval service – minus the usual swords and 

Sam said: ‘I am so proud of representing both the Royal Naval Reserve and the Department of Education on Uniform to Work Day.

‘In wearing the uniform, I was reminding the public of the vital work of the armed forces in defending our national interests and also the sacrifices that both they and the civil servants have made for our country.’

Sam joined the naval reserve in January 2011 and is an acting sub-lieutenant.