Alastair Bruce of Crionaich, Fitzalan Pursuivant of Arms Extraordinary in the English College of Arms, has been recognized in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. He will become an Officer of the British Empire ("OBE") in The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. The order was established in 1917 by King George V.
According to an article published on June 17, 2010 in The Northern Times of Scotland (on-line at http://www.northern-times.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/7483/North_campaigners_honoured.html), he is being honored for his services to the Territorial Army, in which he is a lieutenant colonel.
Congratulations to Lt. Col. Bruce!