HQ Southwest conducted a Regional Target Rifle CADSAAM at Yoxter Ranges between the 14th - 16th Apr 23 for ACF Units in the HQ Southwest area and run by The Cadet Training Team (CTT) Southwest.
The competition shoots, were conducted at 300m, 500m and 600m firing points using the 7.62mm Cadet Target Rifle.
36 Cadets were involved from around the Southwest Regions and Wiltshire ACF had 9 Cadets
We had 2 teams of 4 Cadets (A, B and 1 cadet in reserve).
Individual Cadets were Awarded for
- Cdt Arnold - Most improved shot.
- Cdt Goddard - 3rd Place Individual Shot.
Team A won the competition overall with Cdt L/Cpl Hoodless, Cdt Arnold, Cdt Goddard, and Cdt Billingham.
Team B was Cdt Cpl Deverall, Cdt CSM Creasey-Cottle, Cdt L/Cpl Minnis, Cdt Cpl Bailey and reserve was Cdt Kinzett
Capt. Nicky Watts the County Shooting Officer and who also coached Team A, said “I so proud of you for how hard you have worked over the last year to then go and win this weekend”.
All Wiltshire Cadets were from Juno Company, 5 from Devizes Detachment. Needless to say, Juno OC Maj Andy Emery and Devizes DC SSI Lorna Williams were also ecstatic about the effort and result their cadets put in. All of Wiltshire ACF are proud of you all.
As with all events, we are grateful for the valuable assistance and coaching from our CFAVs which involved Captain Watts, County Shooting Officer, SI Goddard Gold Company, 2LT Mathias Gold Company, Juno Company OC Maj Emery, SSI Williams Juno Company, and SSI Hinde from Juno Company