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2IC Wessex Yeomanry @2IC_RWxY South West, England

Second in Command for the Royal Wessex Yeomanry, the UK’s Reserve Armoured Regiment. Particularly interested in professional wargaming and decision making.

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Joined Twitter 2/25/19


ENDEX - wrapping up a really cracking 2 weeks on Dartmoor for the @WessexYeomanry. It’s been hard work and great fu… https://t.co/So5lVH1oMY
9/27
2020
CO’s Challenge is well under way on Dartmoor this morning! https://t.co/UJwb7dzL9e
9/26
2020
Started my morning with the Potential NCO Cadre course, where our next generation of young leaders have been demons… https://t.co/U4ySamH49O
9/24
2020
@SianVidak @RwxyO @WessexYeomanry @ArmySWcomd @ColonelYeomanry It certainly is!“Time spent in recce is seldom wasted.” Out on the moor making plans for @RwxyO’s challenge on Saturday morning. https://t.co/7hINxnnnWf
9/23
2020
A fitting tribute to our Reserves for their vitally important contribution to the UK Government’s response to COVID… https://t.co/GB7mNpdqRe
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex Yeomanry @scottjstephens Awesome...watching with interest!The @WessexYeomanry ran a Regimental X Country race on Sunday morning. Only a few miles, but a big Dartmoor hill a… https://t.co/Z3UiYqPPr8
9/22
2020
Congratulations to Mr Hambling, RWxY Training Warrant Officer on receiving a Bde Comd’s commendation. Reflection of… https://t.co/HIqz6kcEsr
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9/21
2020
We’re on Insta as well...consistently impressed with what our mdia team sees... https://t.co/xhP1KkADw5We definitely have some contenders for this one on the @WessexYeomanry comms team! @AdPaylor @Vatovich https://t.co/gggQwDSYnr @warminsterccf Really smart!Congratulations to Lts Ashworth and Coombes on finishing the gunnery phase of the Armoured troop leaders course. Go… https://t.co/HGjL2aSyv5
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9/18
2020
Off their tanks for a change, it was good to see The Royal Wessex Yeomanry making good use of the rugged terrain of… https://t.co/nduDw53vY1
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9/17
2020
We’re in! All set for 2 weeks training on and around Dartmoor. Leadership, driving, signals and weapons training on… https://t.co/sGJXPXa6j3
9/12
2020
A few days to go until @WessexYeomanry head off on our Annual Training Period. So much of the #admin and prep is ex… https://t.co/5PnDCxztYPBack to physical training for 151 Regiment 🔱. A busy month kicked off today by a visit from @Comd101LogBde during… https://t.co/8hwZUtzWOT
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9/9
2020
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9/4
2020
The wait turned out to be a little longer than just a month, but it's looking like 13.1 miles of Wiltshire hills aw… https://t.co/oLspbElqiiYet again, @TankMuseum has me wishing my birthday was a bit sooner... #bestjobIeverhad https://t.co/RFXcz5TuI6September, and shining through the darker mornings is the excitement of @WessexYeomanry coming together for our Ann… https://t.co/iVUcATL5fy @schinf https://t.co/VexQ0giV09 @FFF182 Definitely getting that #TankTuesday feeling...
9/1
2020
Great to see Tpr. Stone back on the track! 🏁 Whatever your sporting #passion the @BritishArmy has probably got a te… https://t.co/OrnW6P55tf
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8/28
2020
@FFF182 Surprised he’s not walking on water...😉
8/22
2020
Walking into the weekend like... #armouredreserve #theonlywayiswessex #armyreserve #twicethecitizen #crew #tankshttps://t.co/dmj8SeIxOw
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8/21
2020
@DonnaGavinUK I’m still a tank commander at 43...
8/15
2020
Unit Virtual Based Training (UVBT) provides soldiers with the opportunity to practice tactics and communication ski… https://t.co/M5ej8dGy0O
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8/14
2020
@Boom_Boom_Media Not too much cake, please...he's got a lot of running around on Dartmoor to do next month! But Happy Birthday, Bomber!
8/13
2020
Let's talk about using simulation to execute TEWTs. Every year many officers conduct TEWTS as part of their PME but… https://t.co/0gt5Lbjw1f
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8/11
2020
Humbling to hear about the crucial work being done by our friends on @HMSEnterprise to help the people of Lebanon. https://t.co/7PiugwA7sg
8/10
2020
Crews filming for the Bournemouth Air Show. Looks good team https://t.co/4GPKT8IKll
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8/6
2020
A Nuclear Engineer, a Gas Fitter, a Civil Servant and a Training Coordinator. Also a tank crew. https://t.co/442QvWRR0h
8/4
2020
I don’t fancy my chances 😂 https://t.co/SDebYAjIaz https://t.co/vzyCLzjUE7
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex YeomanryA great day filming #Challenger2 in the sunshine so you can meet one of our crews at the virtual Bournemouth Air Fe… https://t.co/17vQztckgR
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8/3
2020
Some training just can't be done virtually, and it's awesome to see the team back in on Wednesday nights. Covid-19… https://t.co/FOveOjxkwD
7/30
2020
Physical exercise is a big part of life in The Royal Wessex Yeomanry. On Wednesday, Y Sqn in Swindon had an introd… https://t.co/csqU34rNkL
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7/29
2020
Sadly, my birthday is still months away... https://t.co/JznPlyygkAWant to know more about being a Female Officer in the British Army? 27th July attend the ‘Army Officer – A Female P… https://t.co/Y9ych56jcb
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7/27
2020
Very pleased to see these three commissioning into the Regt this weekend. Well done, James, Ben and James. https://t.co/MmiWs8kiKL
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex Yeomanry @kittags Well, it was Friday!Good to visit Assessment Centre Lichfield today and see candidates going through safely on their journey into… https://t.co/uhQdeslL2k
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex YeomanryOne of the skills that all soldiers must maintain is marksmanship. In the #ArmyReserve you’re taught to operate a… https://t.co/BD7oFbzHHA
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7/24
2020
Spread the word all!! We’re sure this will be a great event https://t.co/VowiQVYDQo
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7/23
2020
@kittags I’ll take it...can collect on Friday. How does a donation to @antarctic_fire sound?Driving down to @TheArmourCentre from #Wiltshire can be a bit of a drag during the grey winter months, but on days… https://t.co/Vv44to1Dja
7/22
2020
Which breakfast would you choose... Muesli or Beans? 🤔 #cuisine #lifechoices https://t.co/fonDeAZPMB
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7/19
2020
An absolutely glorious day on Bulford ranges - feels great to be back out training with the @WessexYeomanry team. https://t.co/pfkZsJ2UMM
7/18
2020
@WiltsACF_DofE @WiltsACF @ACFADofE @ACFADofEHQSW Congratulations!
7/17
2020
@spikeyspud Well, @TankMuseum, obviously!Great to see recruits coming back through our doors after the lull of C-19. Looking forwards to seeing them in com… https://t.co/S24HgDwYMT
7/16
2020
This is an incredible opportunity. Send away a JNCO for 12-18 months and get back an Adventurous Training Instructo… https://t.co/rzbeqkA70Q
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex YeomanryApparently it’s four years since @2IC_RWxY started up the @BSqnLdrRWxY Twitter account. Photo is from a couple of y… https://t.co/USKIBaDFus
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7/13
2020
The US Army Armored Force...80 years old today. Hell yea I love my job. Even on weekends and holidays. 🇺🇸… https://t.co/8u3140qOZy
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7/10
2020
Four reasons why we seek to be diverse and inclusive. https://t.co/TuZOJBhM8G
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex YeomanrySo much of service in the reserves is about friendships and #belonging. Great to have reached the stage where teams… https://t.co/RtR0NcEWJ2On #ThrowbackThursday, some happy memories of a warm Saturday 2 years ago, on parade as @BSqnLdrRWxY for the presen… https://t.co/RYKI6htdse
7/9
2020
#Throwback to this day two years ago when the Royal Wessex Yeomanry was presented with a new Guidon by our Royal Ho… https://t.co/JvKYNnxq64
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex YeomanryThe @WessexYeomanry family includes a number of very talented people whose role as reservists has made them more ef… https://t.co/eXfX0v2fVx
7/8
2020
@Dettingen11 Still a YO at heart...aren’t we all?Great chat with the @UKFightClub1 team yesterday evening about lessons and observations from fighting through their… https://t.co/L049InmTdX
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex YeomanryCan’t wait to be doing this again soon... https://t.co/KFIf7JLFbq
7/7
2020
In case there was any doubt... https://t.co/QxYQ7SYqt9
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7/6
2020
Rude... https://t.co/qhVReV7JQ0
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex YeomanryClosing down a CR2 BCS weekend with a CES check. Great to be back on tanks. @WessexYeomanry https://t.co/LXhqDBuYNZ
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7/5
2020
Another great virtual PT session conducted by our Physical Training Instructor. Hopefully the next one will be in p… https://t.co/MezzWHOSps
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7/1
2020
Good Morning world! #tanktwitter https://t.co/ITrM25idEp
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6/29
2020
Congratulations to Cpl H from B Sqn in Salisbury, who has just completed his training to be a qualified military ch… https://t.co/OYHX98ujhF
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex YeomanryComing back into camp means tracking through the wash down... https://t.co/eYho7JLrEw
6/28
2020
Great to see the Regt back out today and on tanks for a D&M weekend. Associated lessons this evening, diesel cooker… https://t.co/YoiOcrqvRL
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6/27
2020
@ZeroCharlie1 Sorry...Should have guessed! @ZeroCharlie1 You’ve plugged it into the wrong end...#CadetsDay thank you https://t.co/vAElnTPpSP
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex YeomanryIt’s #cadetsday across the UK today - an opportunity to recognise the energy and enthusiasm of both ACF and CCF cad… https://t.co/ySfodUsCC1#ArmedForcesWeek2020 here is a message to all the amazing #cadets and the volunteers on your special day 🤩 🇬🇧 👏🏻… https://t.co/XZdmecN9A7
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6/26
2020
@kay_hallsworth @DSET_EVENT @tessthebutler @jsargentr You might think that...but my favourite phrase in this weathe… https://t.co/RlcyVbeZXN
6/25
2020
#notjusttanks #domorebemore https://t.co/scVy1o6USY
6/24
2020
Thanks for putting Cpl H through his paces! #notjusttanks https://t.co/91gEk6RHUc
6/20
2020
The more I think about this, the more awesome it is. Imagine being a year out of uni and arriving on the other side… https://t.co/QjXFRkDvNu#6RIFLES this is well worth a look, free Uni courses! Open to all ranks, Regular & Reserve lots of subjects and loc… https://t.co/F12zLqrjgm
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex YeomanryIt's #tanktuesday tomorrow; I'm busy and will likely forget. https://t.co/Onrzi3kzab
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6/16
2020
@CO5FUSILIERS @FusiliersRHQ @TheIronFist This looks like an awesome idea.
6/15
2020
One of our young officers, 2Lt H, had the opportunity to relocate to 🇦🇺 for 2 years with his day job. He assumed th… https://t.co/2o2IJUSBDv
6/14
2020
Today we had our first non-virtual training for members of @WessexYeomanry since March, with navigation exercises b… https://t.co/6M46qWM5BR
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex YeomanryA good level of dispersed training from across the Regt today in a number of local Sqn areas. Planning, navigation,… https://t.co/2eEAaTmWV7
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6/13
2020
Handover of RSWO from Mr Aubrook (RTR) to Mr Saunders (KRH). Good luck to Mr Aubrook returning as RSWO to RTR; reco… https://t.co/Mm9xhU72NS
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6/12
2020
Great to read such positive feedback. Good work @RoyalTankRegt https://t.co/sifhYblDVJ
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6/11
2020
Are you doing everything you can to "Be the Best"? Join Fight Club to improve your ability to fight:… https://t.co/5v1Aoaz8ei
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex Yeomanry @smilewithkyle47 @Troops_2_Target @SASC_1853 @ArmySportASCB @alfiesteele1977 @Chasemore10x Looking forwards to gett… https://t.co/0u5HIhEUoe
6/10
2020
A great read and insight into what being a tank troop leader in Normandy was like. Perfectly captures the relations… https://t.co/dW5IBcbpua
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6/6
2020
Sounds like a good #sapper command task... @guarded_digger @26EngineerRegt @The_RE_LE https://t.co/EngZXP1GSW5/7 Start in your squad/platoon/flight/staff section and every other echelon up to USFK HQ. This is leader business… https://t.co/THEty6iH2g
Retweeted by 2IC Wessex YeomanryAll the very best for #WiltshireDay2020 to our Squadrons in #Swindon and Old Sarum, our forebears in @RWiltsYeo and… https://t.co/iCCqEoGg1Z
6/5
2020
@PopsPople Including a past CO of @TheQOY1!The Commanding Officer has joined us on Twitter. Please give him a follow for all the news from @WessexYeomanry and… https://t.co/fT17awh4kdA personal #ThrowbackThursday to Camp Abu Naji in 2005. The dirtiest tank fleet I ever knew, but the busiest and mo… https://t.co/w5E06R7Mk9
6/4
2020
Felt the need for a bit more challenge in your life during lockdown? Felt disconnected? Want to be able to contribu… https://t.co/Gkqg3HDXAX“We don’t understand the problem because almost every room I have walked into is full of me” Powerful stuff this;… https://t.co/eBMhTlfMsa
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6/3
2020
The @UKFightClub1 is really worth joining. As well advice on some great COTS software there are great nuggets. To… https://t.co/fgcxL8aXZ1
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5/30
2020
A great personal vignette illustrating leadership and how it shapes those that follow. We all need role models. https://t.co/sFxCViSb6P
5/26
2020

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