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Ex Yeoman Amphibian 2017 – Royal Yeomanry & Queen’s Own Yeomanry

Unit: Royal Yeomanry, Queen's Own Yeomanry
Location: UK
Date: June 2017
Activities: Sailing, running
It was to the beat of Welsh drums that the RNLI Lifeboat led Ajax and 13 other boats out of the harbour to the start line of the Three Peaks Yacht Race, while several hundred spectators watched the spectacle from across the broad Barmouth sands. The Three Peaks is the original...

Scotland Staff AT Development – Plymouth & Cornwall Wing ATC

Unit: Plymouth & Cornwall Wing ATC
Location: Cairngorms, Scotland
Date: May 2017
Activities: Mountaineering, Rock Climbing
In May and June of 2017, several members of staff and senior cadets from Plymouth & Cornwall and Dorset & Wiltshire Wings, Royal Air Force Air Cadets , spent 8 days in the Cairngorm National Park, residing at Feshiebridge Lodge, Aviemore. With assistance from the Ulysses Trust, the aim of the...

Ex Western Winter – HQ Air Cadets

Unit: HQ Air Cadets
Location: Lochaber, Scotland
Date: February 2017
Activities: Mountaineering, rock climbing, trekking
On the evening of 26 February 17, 11 members of Air Cadet Organisation’s volunteer staff gathered at the Inchree lodges in Onich in the Western Highlands of Scotland with the objective of furthering their knowledge and experience of the British mountain environment. Two members of the team would be undertaking...

Exercise Bolivian Venture 2014 – 612 RAuxAF Sqn and 3 AEF

Unit: 612 RAuxAF Sqn and 3 AEF
Location: Bolivia/Peru - Northern Apolobamba Range of the Andes
Date: June 2014
Activities: Mountaineering (High Altitude)
Exercise BOLIVIAN VENTURE 2014 (BV14) was a major high altitude expedition to the Northern Cordillera Apolobamba region of Bolivia and Peru.  The expedition took place during the period 3 – 26 June 14 and consisted of twenty-eight personnel broken down into a trekking team of seven and a mountaineering team...