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News from the Defence Technical Officer and Engineer Entry Scheme (DTOEES)
A climbing weekend over at Stanage Edge, Derbyshire.
A weekend climbing in the Peak District
Over the Bank Holiday weekend 3-6 May 10 bursars from Trojan Squadron, joined by an additional ex-DTOEES Officer, travelled down from Newcastle to Snowdonia National Park in order to conduct a rock climbing exercise.
Two Typhoon bursars have received National honors in rugby union. 21/4/13 and 25/4/13.
Trojan Squadron assembled for an afternoon of water filled tunnels, muddy ditches along with burdens of all shapes and sizes.
A weeks horse riding course with Warminster Saddle Club.
Another gruelling session of Battle PT, this time on Blyth Beach.
On the second and the third of February the Taurus Second Platoon undertook Ex Leader Bull. An Exercise designed to test and improve our leadership through a series of lectures and tasks found to be quite enjoyable.
On the 25th January myself, OCdt Crisp and OCdt Milton went to North Wales to support the first training weekend for the Hire a Hero Kilimanjaro expedition that will be taking place in the summer.
Taurus Squadron entered a team of 28 bursars and ISDOs in the physically demanding obstacle course – Tough guy. The event took place on Sunday 27th January at “Mr Mouse’s Farm” in Wolverhampton. The Tough Guy course included a 6-mile cross-country run followed by a 4-mile assault course named “The Killing fields”.
A 13.1 mile road race around the internationally renowned motor racing track.
The first of three weekends of mountaineering around the UK.
An afternoon of bouldering at the Loughborough Climbing station