Tag Archives: reservist

Sea Wolf 2017

Unit: The Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry
Location: United Kingdom: Gosport to Barmouth, Wales
Date: June 2017
Activities: Sailing
In June 2017, a crew consisting of soldiers from The Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry took part in an expedition to sail the Royal Armoured Corps Yacht Club boat, Yacht Ajax, from Gosport to Barmouth in Wales. Named ‘Exercise Sea Wolf’, reflecting the unit’s cap-badge of a grey wolf, the aim...

Shamrock Glacier 2017

Unit: 2 R IRISH
Location: Chamonix, France
Date: June 2017
Activities: Mountaineering, Rock Climbing
Introduction On the 16th June 17, myself and a team of mountaineers left Northern Ireland heading to Chamonix, France for what would be one of the most memorial experiences of my life.  Flying into Lyon it was late evening when we arrived in Chamonix. Despite the long journey, seeing the mansion...

Ex Dragon Phoenix – 37 Signal Regiment

Unit: 37 Signal Regiment
Location: Arizona, USA
Date: October 2015
Activities: Trekking
On the 1st of October a team from 37th Signal Regiment headed out to Arizona, USA to take part in Exercise Dragon Phoenix, an expedition with the primary aim of summiting  four ‘Ultra-Peaks’ across the state. An ‘ultra-peak’ is defined as a mountain summit with over 1500m (4921 ft) of...

Ex Dragon Jerboa Plunge – HQ 7 Inf Bde and 3 PWRR

Unit: HQ 7 Inf Bde and 3 PWRR
Location: Egypt
Date: September 2015
Activities: Diving
The seven day diving expedition was based in Marsa Nakari, Egypt.  We were a group of ten personnel which included regular, reserve and civilian SADS from Harrogate.  The expedition ranged in ability from novice diver undertaking the BSAC Ocean Diver qualification to Open Water Instructor trainers.  The main objective of...

Exercise Dragon Corse – 203 (Welsh) Field Hospital

Unit: 203 (Welsh) Field Hospital
Location: France
Date: July 2015
Activities: Mountaineering (Summer)
The aim of Exercise DRAGON CORSE was for members of 203 Fd Hosp to complete the northern half of the GR20 high altitude route in Corsica. Putting 16 Officer's and Soldiers under pressure while conducting arduous physical and mental adventurous training and develop leadership outside of their normal comfort zones. The...

Summer Newsletter 2015

Nothing says summer more than relaxing on the lawn with the sounds of the village cricket match in the distance, the latest test match on the radio, a glass of something cool by your side, and the latest edition of the Ulysses Trust summer newsletter to enthrall you with...