SuT Jamie Davies

SuT Jamie Davies

SuT Jamie Davies

Soldier under Training (SuT) Jamie Davies underwent Phase 1 Training at the Army Training Centre, Pirbright, at the end of 2010. He blogged each week about his experiences and his posts are presented here, in chronological order.

  • Just keep going! 8 September, 2010 - SuT Jamie Davies, a new recruit at the Army Training Centre in Pirbright writes about his first week of basic training in the British Army.
  • I hope I'm a good shot… 28 September, 2010 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Jamie Davies blogs from the Army Training Centre, Pirbright, about the second week of his Phase 1 training.
  • You won't get shouted at… much! 4 October, 2010 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Jamie Davies blogs again from the Army Training Centre, Pirbright. He writes about sustaining an injury during training and his nerves ahead of a weapons handling test.
  • I can feel myself getting physically fitter 12 October, 2010 - SuT Davies writes about his fourth week of Phase 1 training at the Army Training Centre, Pirbright. He's had his Weapons Handling Test, live firing on the ranges - and more blisters...
  • Sleepy, but fulfilled 18 October, 2010 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Jamie Davies blogs from ATC Pirbright about his fifth week of Basic Training with the British Army. He's been busy, with fittings for uniform, more intense physical training and his first overnight exercise including a "stand to" at 2.30am!
  • To be honest, we were all over the place 2 November, 2010 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Jamie Davies is currently undergoing Phase 1 training at the Army Training Centre, Pirbright. In his latest blog he reports on what's been happening, including a less than satisfactory drill test!
  • He was watching our every move 4 November, 2010 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Jamie Davies blogs again from the Army Training Centre, Pirbright. Did he pass his Drill test?
  • Straight back into the deep end 10 November, 2010 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Jamie Davies writes from ATC Pirbright about his first week back in training after a long weekend at home.
  • At the double, advance! 15 November, 2010 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Jamie Davies writes from the Army Training Centre, Pirbright, about the latest week of his Phase 1 training.
  • Soldier Development Week 23 November, 2010 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Jamie Davies blogs from the Army Training Centre, Pirbright, about a week of adventurous training in Wales in which he's been hillwalking, caving and canoeing...