51st Highland Regt compressed TA basic trg

Discussion in 'Army Reserve' started by Dr_Evil, Aug 1, 2005.

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  1. Saw this:

    http://news.scotsman.com/topics.cfm?tid=1034&id=1707642005

    Any gen on how it's really working out? Deemed cost-effective?

    What kind of people is it attracting? Students, presumably; is that presumption correct?

    Is it DS'd by regulars or a succession of TA bods taknig the six weeks in relay? The article suggests involvement from the regulars but it would be good to know whether there is a mix and what the TA to Reg proportion is.

    I have to say, I enjoyed this bit:

    That's my emphasis added in there. Somebody should sit his Mum down and have a quiet chat with her!
     
  2. As I understand it they moved ITC staff to Benbecula for the middle two weeks. The first two weeks is manned by 51/52 staff and the last two is 51's annual camp.
     
  3. And it's going very well - some Bde staff already warned off for next year already (apparently ;))