In fairness there were a few wasters but the majority were good guys to work with. I had a"Platoon" of around 80 with all theNot difficult to see why he was posted there.
[Well done you, BTW ]
Come to think of it, your CO had clearly made his appreciation, and made the same deduction I did: that every other 'front-line' CO would look at Warminster as a top place to ditch the garbage.
So well done to your CO, too!
Bn's FV432, FSC and various other bits and pieces with the exception of Sp Coy who were at Netheravon. The vehicles were constantly in use on the Plain and the lads (including in, a big way, the Recy Mechs) worked their arses off keeping them on the road. No pretty, straight lines on the Bn square!
Some of the exercise required up to 95% availability and we always managed by fair means or foul
S of I was a very demanding customer who was always right!
The Rifle Companies, too, had a very demanding time of it but they enjoyed it as well.