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147 Troop Recruit Diary – Week 30

147 Troop Recruit Diary – Week 30 This was Field Firing week 2; a package that took us to Okehampton ranges in Dartmoor in order to practice the Troop in more complicated Section and Troop attacks.  Unfortunately due to adverse … Continue reading

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147 TROOP WEEKLY DIARY – WEEK 29

147 TROOP WEEKLY DIARY – WEEK 29 This week was the first of two live field firing weeks on not so sunny Dartmoor.  As our coach took us up to WillsworthyRanges on the Monday morning, everyone had their apprehensions; all … Continue reading

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147 TROOP WEEKLY DIARY – WEEK 28

147 TROOP WEEKLY DIARY – WEEK 28 Known through the ‘nod vine’ as cheeky week, our first week back after Christmas leave was to be exactly that!  The focus of the week is practice on both the Endurance and Tarzan … Continue reading

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147 Troop Diary – Week 26 and 27

147 Troop Diary – Week 26 and 27 Exercise Final Thrust was the major player in everyone’s near future, however with its start date unknown, the weeks activities began with the 6 mile speed march.  This was a massively significant … Continue reading

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147 Troop Diary – Week 24

147 Troop Diary – Week 24 This week was a week of weapons lectures/periods and physical activity.  The Monday morning began with the beginning of our LMG lectures in the weapons stances, followed by a 6 mile run as a … Continue reading

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147 Troop Diary – Week 22/23

147 Troop Diary – Week 22/23 These weeks can be broken down into the Adventurous Training Package and Exercise Violent Entry.  The first three days of week 22 were spent at Royal Marines Barracks Chivenor in North Devon, this training … Continue reading

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147 Troop Diary – Week 21

147 Troop Diary – Week 21 Monday was Bottom Field Pass Out.  This was the peak of the last 6 weeks since passing out of the gymnasium phase.  This session would supposedly be our easiest yet, with all recruits only … Continue reading

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