Over the weekend of the 23 to 25 Apr 21, 100 Members of 3 Royal Anglian took part in STEELBACK CHALLENGE, a Patrols Competition based in the Peak District National Park.

This was the Battalions first training event since ADX in September 2020.

Twelve teams rotated through eight stands which included

  • Kit check
  • Fire team attack
  • Casualty extraction
  • Captured persons procedures
  • Recce
  • Model making
  • Re-supply
  • Target indication

The winning Fire Team was 4:2 (4 Company, Team 2), led by Lance Corporal Wells.

Prizes were presented by Brigadier Tim Seal TD DL, Deputy Commander (Reserves), 1 Division.

Points from the weekend will go forward to the 21/ 22 Champion Company competition.

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Brigadier Tim Seal, Deputy Commander, 1st UK Division presented the following medals to members of 3 Royal Anglian at the conclusion of the STEELBACK CHALLENGE WEEKEND.

3 Royal Anglian congratulate the following on their awards:

  • Major Mitch Pegg (4 Company) – Volunteer Reserve Service Medal (10 years)
  • Major Rhys Little (3 Company) – 1st bar to Volunteer Reserve Service Medal (15 years)
  • Warrant Officer Class Two (CSM) Pugh (3 Company) – 2nd bar to Reserve Service Medal (20 years
  • Sergeant Richards – 4th bar to Volunteer Reserve Service Medal (30 years)

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