SuT Donna Jones

  • 'hurry up and wait!' seems to be an Army phrase. 5 August, 2011 - Soldier under Training Donna Jones has a tough week learning about drill and injuries, and then suffers a nasty one herself.
  • We sleep with our weapons inside our sleeping bags 25 May, 2011 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Donna Jones - a Territorial Army (TA) soldier training to be a Vehicle Mechanic with 119 Recovery Company, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) - writes about her experiences of the second of six weekends that make up the first part of her Phase 1 Training.
  • I did wonder whether I was too old for all this… 17 May, 2011 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Donna Jones is a Territorial Army (TA) soldier training to be a Vehicle Mechanic with 119 Recovery Company, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME). She is currently undergoing Phase 1 Training, which for TA soldiers involves two courses. The first of these takes place over 6 weekends and is known as "Trained Soldier Course (Alpha)". In civilian life SuT Jones is a hairdresser and beauty therapist - what does she make of training becoming a soldier?