SuT Thomas

SuT Thomas

SuT Thomas

Soldier under Training (SuT) Thomas is our new blogger from the Army Training Centre, Pirbright. She’ll be blogging regularly about her experiences of Phase 1 Training.

  • Basic Training has been like a 'pick and mix' – you never know what’s coming next but you eat it anyway 8 August, 2011 - Our eyes have been opened to opportunities not just within the Army, from a career perspective, but from a personal perspective of self-belief and what we are capable of achieving for ourselves and for others
  • With rifles sparkling and ammunition full 1 August, 2011 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Thomas blogs about the week they had all been waiting for...
  • Another good lesson this week was grenade throwing 25 July, 2011 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Thomas blogs about the tests she faced in her eleventh and twelfth weeks of training.
  • We thought we had lost our Sergeant! 13 July, 2011 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Thomas looks back at a busy and challenging week in Wales in which she's regularly been out of her comfort zone...
  • Snot all over our faces 29 June, 2011 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Thomas writes from the Army Training Centre, Pirbright, about her ninth week of Phase 1 Training for the British Army. It's been a particularly physical week - how did she do?
  • We surprised a few people with our inner anger 22 June, 2011 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Thomas writes from the Army Training Centre, Pirbright about the seventh week of British Army Phase 1 Training.
  • If you leave your helmet lying around it might just become a hanging basket! 15 June, 2011 - Writing once again from the Army Training Centre, Pirbright, Soldier under Training (SuT) Thomas recalls her sixth week of British Army Phase 1 Training. A week of sore muscles, impromptu singing and unexpected hanging baskets.
  • Go on girls! 8 June, 2011 - SuT Thomas from the Army Training Centre, Pirbright, looks back at her Weapons Handling Test, the experience of live firing for the first time and the challenge of a literally sickening 5-mile run.
  • I think it is safe to say our boots are broken in now! 25 May, 2011 - Training's now well under way for Soldier under Training (SuT) Thomas at the Army Training Centre, Pirbright. In her latest blog she recalls a week packed with swimming, running, circuit training, weapon handling lessons and outdoor pursuits.
  • Do NOT walk on the drill square 23 May, 2011 - Soldier under Training (SuT) Thomas is our new blogger from the Army Training Centre, Pirbright. She'll be writing regularly about her experiences of Phase 1 Training. In her first post, she looks back at the first 2 weeks...