JS Field

Junior Soldier (JS) Field underwent Phase 1 (Junior Entry) Training at the Army Technical Foundation College, 2010-1. He blogged each week about his experiences and his posts are presented here, in chronological order.

23 November 2010
It didn’t disappoint
Junior Soldier (JS) Field blogs from the Army Technical Foundation College, Winchester, about the first two weeks of his Phase 1 (Junior Entry) British Army Training.
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30 November 2010
Locker inspections terrify me daily
In his latest blog JS Field describes his favourite – and least favourite – experiences so far.
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7 December 2010
Junior Soldier Field, in the field
JS Field’s fourth week of training involved an outdoor exercise in the snow.
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16 December 2010
I asked the Troop Commander if I could go back up and conquer my fear
JS Field looks back at a week of adventurous training in Kent.
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11 January 2010
It doesn’t feel like we have ever been away
JS Field blogs about the latest week of training which has included the much-feared Drill Test. How did they do?
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11 January 2010
I have changed for the better
JS Field blogs about the final week of training before the Christmas break.
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20 January 2011
Band of Brothers
JS Field has been finding out about chemical attacks, climbing hills and navigating, learning from a famous TV series and, unfortunately, failing a room inspection…
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1 February 2011
The muddiest bit of ground you can imagine
JS Field blogs once more about a cold and wet experience on the way to the assault course.
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1 February 2011
Buzzing
JS Field has spent most of this week live firing on the range. Did he pass his Annual Combat Marksmanship Test?
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9 February 2011
I couldn’t breathe or anything
JS Field writes with an account of his 13th week at the Army Technical Foundation College, Winchester.
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3 March 2011
Promoted to Junior Lance Corporal
JS Field’s week has included a surprise promotion!
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21 March 2011
Back into training
JS Field is back at the Army Technical Foundation College, Winchester, after some leave and writes here about what’s been happening.
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23 March 2011
Dropping to earth with nothing stopping you
Another experience on the high wires course is detailed in JS Field’s latest blog from the Army Technical Foundation College, Winchester.
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28 March 2011
My least favourite place on camp
JS Field’s blog details how he aced the Combat Fitness Test.
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19 April 2011
The proudest moment of my life
The final blog from JS Field at the Army Technical Foundation College, Winchester.
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