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Ex Rocky Blue – Cambridge UOTC

Unit: Cambridge UOTC
Location: USA
Date: August 2015
Activities: Canoeing, Trekking, Exploring
Exercise Rocky Blue began with the excellent book ‘Undaunted Courage’ by Stephen E Ambrose which provides a fascinating study of the Lewis and Clark expedition of 1804-1806. Inspired by the adventures of those pioneering gentlemen, Cambridge University Officer Training Corps planned and organised an expedition to re-trace part of their...

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 Atlantic Sail 2 2015 – 104 Regt RA

Unit: 104 Regt RA
Location: California USA
Date: October 2015
Activities: Sailing
104 Regiment Royal Artillery (the Welsh Borderers) is an Army Reserve unit specialising in the operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems, or Drones to the civilian, and for the last 3 years it has had the opportunity of conducting an annual flying camp utilising the facilities offered by the Californian National...

Ex USA 2015 – Bravo Company, Royal Marines Cadets

Unit: Bravo Company, Royal Marines Cadets
Location: Appalachian Trail, Connecticut, USA
Date: July 2015
Activities: Trekking
This year (2015) the Royal Marines Cadets Expedition team flew out to the USA where they would attempt to complete a section of the Appalachian trail in Connecticut along with cultural visits and further training with the US Navy & Marine Corps. The team consisted of 11 RM Cadets,...

Ex Rolling Eagle – Exeter University Officer Training Corps

Unit: Exeter UOTC
Location: North America, Canada
Date: September 2015
Activities: Cycling
Exercise Rolling Eagle saw a team of three officer cadets from Exeter University Officer Training Corps embark upon a trans-continental cycling challenge, crossing North America from Seattle, Washington, to New York City. The expedition aimed to improve the organisational, planning and leadership skills of those involved, in addition to presenting...