Congratulations to Sergeant Tasker and Cadet Denhart for achieving their silver trained shot badges last weekend.
As part of an L98 initial weapons training weekend at Longmoor training camp organised by Sussex Wing, Sgt Tasker and Cdt Denhart were trained on the L98A2 Cadet General Purpose Rifle. After being trained on the rifle by the qualified Skill at Arms Instructors, the cadets passed their weapons handling test – a requirement to ensure each cadet knows how to handle the weapon safely.
Afterwards, they each got the chance to improve their skills on the Dismounted Close Combat Trainer (DCCT) shooting simulator before progressing to an outdoor range to try some live-fire practice.
Both cadets from 1015 achieved the required score to qualify for the Trained Shot marksman award, and are hoping to continue their shooting training in the coming months. Sgt Tasker said of the course, “It was an exceptional, informative and enjoyable weekend with the Wing Shooting team, and it was great to be able to consolidate our training on a live range!”