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.
8 August 2011
Basic Training has been like a pick and mix, you never know what’s coming next but you eat it anyway
SuT Thomas writes about her final week of basic training in the British Army…
13 July 2011
We thought we had lost our Sergeant!
SuT Thomas looks back at a busy and challenging week in Wales in which she’s regularly been out of her comfort zone…
29 June 2011
Snot all over our faces
It’s been a particularly physical week for SuT Thomas – how did she do?
22 June 2011
We surprised a few people with our inner anger
SuT Thomas blogs about week 7 of British Army Phase 1 Training at the Army Training Centre, Pirbright.
15 June 2011
If you leave your helmet lying around it might just become a hanging basket!
SuT Thomas recalls her sixth week of British Army Phase 1 Training. A week of sore muscles, impromptu singing and unexpected hanging baskets.
8 June 2011
Go on girls!
The experiences of live firing for the first time and the challenge of a literally sickening 5-mile run are recalled by SuT Thomas in her latest blog.
25 May 2011
I think it is safe to say our boots are broken in now!
SuT Thomas recalls a week packed with swimming, running, circuit training, weapon handling lessons and outdoor pursuits.
23 May 2011
Do NOT walk on the drill square
SuT Thomas looks back at the first two weeks of Phase 1 Training.