3 Section win the McGrath!

Cpl Sarah Foley lead 3 Section to victory at the Annual McGrath Trophy competition at Crowborough Training Camp on Sunday 29 Apr. 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, the Premier Military Skills Event that is run by the Sqn and sees the Sqn’s 3 main Flights 9 Sections compete with each other in Drill, Shooting, Initiative Exercises, First Aid, Orienteering and General Service Knowledge, as well as having the opportunity to use the Camp Assault Course.

Whilst 1 Section, lead by Cdt Billy Chavner, achieved the same score as 3 Section, 3 Section clinched victory as a result of winning three events as opposed to one by 1 Section.

Over 100 Staff and Cadets attended the competition, and preperation starts tomorrow for the 2008 Event!

In addition to the competition a number of promotions occured:

[b:1oqa8xq1]To Sergeant:[/b:1oqa8xq1]
Cpl Sarah Foley (!)
Cpl Aj Sandhu
Cpl James Simpole

[b:1oqa8xq1]to Corporal[/b:1oqa8xq1]
Cdt Jack Chavner
Cdt Claire Hayes
Cdt Bianca Nicklen

The photograph shows Cadets from 11 Section at the First Aid Incident.