10 June 2019
Over the weekend cadets
and instructors from No 3 (Ironside) Company enjoyed a weekend in the
field. The instructors arrived on the Friday night to set up the
harbour area. On Saturday morning the cadets arrived, sadly, the
weather had deteriorated but this didn't dampen the cadets spirits.
Once weapons had been issued and weapon-handling tests completed the
cadets then patrolled out to the harbour area.
Once there they set
about cooking their lunch, setting up their harbour areas and began
their lessons. The more senior cadets then completed a blank firing
exercise, whilst the basic and 1 star group completed a night
Once these were
complete, they were bedded down for the night. After a final check on
them by the instructors the cadets were tired but still in very high
On Sunday morning
cadets woke up and enjoyed their breakfast. Kit was packed away and
the second exercise phase began. This consisted of different attacks
On the final parade two
instructors were promoted to Colour Sergeant; Phil Swadling and Ros
The cadets had a
fantastic weekend and should now be ready for annual camp.