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7 Military Intelligence Battalion (7MI Bn)

  • 22/05/2019 11:00:00
7 Military Intelligence Battalion (7MI Bn) is a Reserve Army Unit, with its HQ in Bristol, other Coy locations at Southampton and Hermitage and detachments at Exeter, Newport and Poole. To join 7 Military Intelligence Bn candidates must first attend and pass an Intelligence Corps Specialist Selection, this is a one-day assessment and rotates through the three Coy locations.  The process is professional, competitive and is designed to identify candidates...
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Cadet Cambrian Patrol 2019

Cadet Cambrian Patrol 2019

  • 15/05/2019 13:06:00
Over the weekend of 26-28th of April, a team of eight cadets from our CCF at Tunbridge Wells Girls’ Grammar School competed in the national Cadet Cambrian Patrol. We had been preparing for this annual competition since the beginning of September, with early morning fitness sessions before school and lunchtime fieldcraft revision, as it one of the most challenging competitions a cadet can take part in.  Cambrian takes place in the Brecon Beacons, which meant a lo...
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Exercise Kiş - 165 Port and Maritime

Exercise Kiş - 165 Port and Maritime

  • 08/05/2019 11:00:00
In February 2019, the British Army was asked to send six observers to Exercise Kiş, a Turkish Brigade Live Fire Exercise, set near the Turkish garrison town of Kars in Eastern Turkey.  This was part of an eclectic mix of nationalities from countries as diverse as: Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.  The British Army was represented by five Army Reserve Officers and one Regular Officer; the five Reserve Officers were ...
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Adventurous Training Expedition - 165 Port & Maritime Regt RLC

Adventurous Training Expedition - 165 Port & Maritime Regt RLC

  • 07/05/2019 08:28:00
On Fri 8 Mar, 16 soldiers and officers from 165 Port & Maritime Regt RLC travelled to Les Arcs Ski Resort in France to take part in a 5 day adventurous training package. The expedition included novice and advanced skiers who obtained ski foundation (SF) 1 and 2 qualifications, developing skills for potential participants in the RLC ski championships later this year and preparing those wanting to obtain an SF3 qualification. The SF1 package taught individuals the basics fr...
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