OUOTC - Ex Blue Kite

OUOTC - Ex Blue Kite

  • 10/05/2020 10:37:00
OUOTC - Ex Blue Kite   On 10th August, twelve members of Oxford UOTC set off for an eight day trip to Cyprus. The aim of the exercise was to introduce ten of the twelve to the thrill of kitesurfing, while the remaining two- who had kite surfed on previous occasions- would work on broadening their array of freestyle skills in preparation for the inter services competition.   We could not have possibly have asked for a better location for the exercise. At ...
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A RESERVIST’S ANNUAL CAMP IN ARMY HEADQUATERS – PTE CHAMPION, 165 PORT AND MARITIME REGIMENT, RLC.

A RESERVIST’S ANNUAL CAMP IN ARMY HEADQUATERS – PTE CHAMPION, 165 PORT AND MARITIME REGIMENT, RLC.

  • 03/05/2020 10:33:00
A RESERVIST’S ANNUAL CAMP IN ARMY HEADQUATERS – PTE CHAMPION, 165 PORT AND MARITIME REGIMENT, RLC. Pte Champion is a Reservist with 165 Port and Maritime Regiment, 142 Vehicle Squadron in Banbury; he blends this successfully with his civilian career as a motorsport engineer.  His unique skill set was recognised by the Army and this led to him utilising his civilian skills to complete his Annual Deployment Exercise in Army HQ. Army HQ contains a team of ...
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Reserve Driver Training - 151 RLC

Reserve Driver Training - 151 RLC

  • 26/04/2020 10:32:00
Thinking Big,   When joining the team at 151 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps, reservist Gareth Westrip set his sights on driving big trucks.  Gareth started his Reserve career as an infantry soldier but then transferred in order to develop his skills further as a driver.  Starting his driver training, he first passed his theory and driving test enabling him to drive.  Gareth said “obtaining a driving licence not only started my driving career in ...
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County Show - 254 Med Reg

County Show - 254 Med Reg

  • 19/04/2020 10:29:00
County Show 2019   This year I had the honour of representing 220 Squadron, 254 Medical Regiment at the infamous Kent County Show, held at the Detling show ground, Maidstone. I competed in the Semi-Rustic 1 metre show jumping class, sponsored by Ace Communications. This entailed 12 jumps on different angles and at short and long lengths away from each other including wide jumps and more upright ones. Tommy my horse standing at 17hh (173 cm) breeding being a F...
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RBLI Parade - 245 Med Reg

RBLI Parade - 245 Med Reg

  • 12/04/2020 10:27:00
RBLI Parade Sunday 30th June 2019 I had been given the opportunity to be the Parade Marshall for the Royal British Legion Industries County Parade within their Garden of Honour in Aylesford, this was to mark 100 years of RBLI providing veterans and the disabled with employment, training, accommodation, care and support. This meant I was in charge of the contingents from 220 Medical Squadron, Kent ACF Ditton Detachment and Maidstone Sea Cadets. We had the Rochester Piped...
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