Sqn deploys to Crowborough


The Sqn deployed over 100 Cadets and Staff to Crowborough Training Camp in East Sussex over the weekend of 16 – 18 October to carry out a wide variety of practical training.

Cadets of 61 and 62 Recruit Flights carried out basic training including Obstacles Courses, Drill, Leadership training and a Night Navigation Exercise with all of the cadets passing the course and being awarded their coverted Black Witch Flash.

Other cadets deployed to the Training Area, to carry out Fieldcraft Training under the auspices of ACP16 in a challenging and robust environment with several phases of training to cater for various experience levels. All these cadets had to erect personal shelters know as Bashas to sleep out in, cook and eat compo rations as well as navigate around the area carrying out various tasks.

The photos show cadets on the Camp Obstacle Course, carrying out an evacuation exercise with strechers, the Field Cadets camouflaging themselves and the basic phase of the Field exercise recieving their initial briefing from CI Steven Hawes