Teaching old dogs new tricks: Journey of a Reservist recruit

As I look back I have to be honest and say that some of it was physically demanding. Some of it was mentally demanding but all of it has been thoroughly enjoyable. I am sure that each one of us has now found that we have different areas of strength as well as areas that require more work. I have learnt a lot about myself over the last few months and hopefully I can improve on my weaker areas in time for TSC Bravo.

Teaching old dogs new tricks: Journey of a Reservist recruit

Date:  January 2014 Army Reserve Recruit: Craftsman Garry Freire Initial Training (six weekends): Trained Soldier Course (Alpha) (TSC(AO)) course Location: Pirbright Weekend 5 Craftsman Garry Freire is an Army Reserve soldier from 103 Bn REME embarking on his Trained Soldier Course (Alpha) (TSC(AO)) at Army Training Unit (South), Pirbright. He has six weekends to complete this part of initial training. … Continue reading Teaching old dogs new tricks: Journey of a Reservist recruit

Teaching old dogs new tricks: Journey of a Reservist recruit

Date:  December 2013 Army Reserve Recruit: Craftsman Garry Freire Initial Training (six weekends): Trained Soldier Course (Alpha) (TSC(AO)) course Location: Pirbright Weekend 4 Craftsman Garry Freire is an Army Reserve soldier from 103 Bn REME embarking on his Trained Soldier Course (Alpha) (TSC(AO)) at Army Training Unit (South), Pirbright. He has six weekends to complete this part of initial training. … Continue reading Teaching old dogs new tricks: Journey of a Reservist recruit

Teaching old dogs new tricks: Journey of a Reservist recruit

Date:  November 2013 Army Reserve Recruit: Craftsman Garry Freire Initial Training (six weekends): Trained Soldier Course (Alpha) (TSC(AO)) course Location: Army Training Unit( South), Brunswick Camp, Pirbright Weekend 2 Craftsman Garry Freire is an Army Reserve soldier from 103 Bn REME embarking on his Trained Soldier Course (Alpha) (TSC(AO)) at Army Training Unit (South), Pirbright. He has six weekends … Continue reading Teaching old dogs new tricks: Journey of a Reservist recruit

Army Career – This was definitely the stuff I joined up for

Recruit Horrix is currently undergoing Phase 1 training at the Army Training Centre Pirbright (ATC(P)). Upon successful completion of the 14-week course he is set to start training at Blandford Camp as an Electronic Warfare Systems Operator. I was born Terry Dean Horrix in Slough, Berkshire and have lived in and around London for the … Continue reading Army Career – This was definitely the stuff I joined up for