6 Months as a Troop Commander in 226 Signal Sqn (LEWT), Lt Gareth Gardner

My life as a Second Lieutenant began with an epic journey west through Wales on a bleak Sunday evening in January, and eventually led me to Cawdor Barracks, the home of 14th Signal Regiment (Electronic Warfare) where I would take over as Romeo Troop Commander in 226 Signal Squadron (LEWT). Six months later I find … Continue reading 6 Months as a Troop Commander in 226 Signal Sqn (LEWT), Lt Gareth Gardner

Life in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Part 2

Second Lieutenant Toby Fenton-O’Creevy is a Platoon Commander in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) Reserves. He has just completed his final attachment with 29 Commando Regiment, where he deployed on a Multinational exercise on Salisbury Plain – Exercise GREEN CANNON ‘18. 29 Commando Regiment RA – The Royal Artillery’s Joint Fires Unit that … Continue reading Life in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Part 2

Life in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Second Lieutenant Toby Fenton-O’Creevy is a Platoon Commander in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) Reserves. He is currently attached to 3 Commando Brigade, where he has just completed a week’s attachment with Commando Logistic Regiment. 3 Commando Brigade –  is one of the UK’s Very High Readiness Brigades, alongside 16 Air Assault Brigade, … Continue reading Life in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Reservist Officer – Annual Camp Training

Second Lieutenant Toby Fenton-O’Creevy is a Platoon Commander in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) Reserves on the ‘Lead First’ FTRS (Full Time Reserve Service) contract. He has just completed his Young Officer’s course at Lyneham and the two-week Annual Camp Training (ACT) with 105 Battalion REME. Well, it’s been a busy month for … Continue reading Reservist Officer – Annual Camp Training