3 Section win the McGrath Trophy

Cpl Tom Bean led 3 Section to victory at the Annual McGrath Trophy competition at Crowborough Training Camp on Sunday 26 April 2012. The McGrath Trophy is named after Sqn Warrant Officer Norman McGrath, a veteran of World War Two who served on the Sqn for over 50 years. The competition, which is the Premier Military Skills Event that is run by the Sqn, sees the Sqn’s 2 main Flights 8 Sections compete with each other in Drill, Shooting, Command Tasks, Strecher Race,¬† First Aid, Orienteering, Observation and General Service Knowledge, as well as having the opportunity to use the Camp Obstacle Course. Over 80 Staff and Cadets attended the competition, which was held in far better¬† weather than last years torrential rain! The cadets had trained hard over the last 6 weeks for the event and showed considerable spirt and determination on the day. The photos show the winning section, the strecher race and the first aid event.