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Lt Col Andy Swannell RA
Commanding Officer of the Artillery’s Training and Support Regiment, forging the future of the Royal Artillery.
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Lt Col Andy Swannell RA Feb 15
I’m looking forward to welcoming all the recent graduates after some well earned leave. The best adventure anyone could ask for is just getting started. The is a great choice, he will have a great time.
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Lt Col Andy Swannell RA Feb 13
What great news for the , looking forward to meeting you and all the new Gunners after some well earned leave.
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Lt Col Rich Hall MBE Feb 7
Our two best Junior Soldiers competing for the prize of top recruit, known as Junior Regimental Sergeant Major. JS Jackson REME () and JS Warner RA () are both outstanding... but need to work on their scary face! Announcement to follow 🏆
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7 Para RHA Jan 30
Real fun re-connecting with our brilliant instructors at Ph 1 and 2 over the past 2 days. As the fwd presence of the Regt in the vital gd of trg and recruiting they are essential people. TY to and for investing in them.
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29 Commando Jan 29
An absolute pleasure to host Phase 2 soldiers from at The Royal Citadel this week to share with them our commando ethos, empathetic leadership style and relaxed competence. Join and start your hoofing adventure today!
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Colonel Tony Phillips Jan 28
In 1920 the School of Instruction for Royal Horse & Royal Field Artillery, the Chapperton Down Artillery School & the Heavy Artillery Gunnery School were amalgamated in Larkhill and became the School of Artillery.
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Royal Artillery Jan 23
18(B) Squadron visited Larkhill Garrison to take RA troops for a local area familiarisation flight. 🤝 Then some confined area landings and low level flying training over SPTA. @royalairforceuk . . . .
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Lt Col Andy Swannell RA Jan 23
A few of our ITT Gunners, between courses, had the chance to practice loading drills on an 18 Sqn Chinook from . Learning new skills is important, but also can be great fun 👍
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Dan Jarvis Jan 17
Bit of news… I’ve written a book called Long Way Home. It's my story of coping with the challenge of tragedy, grief and war. Some of it proved incredibly painful to write, but I hope it will be a compelling read. Out on 5 March ⤵️
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Lt Col Andy Swannell RA Jan 15
Well done. Looking forward to the re-match. 👍
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Lt Col Andy Swannell RA Jan 15
Well done, especially to Bdr Harrison and Capt Wellings.
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Lt Col Andy Swannell RA Jan 15
Even COs need personal development. I spent an excellent day on a coaching course run by getting to know some of the team. Everyone in leadership or management roles would benefit from this sort of training.
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Lt Col Andy Swannell RA Jan 15
After a restful break are back in full swing supporting courses. But also have a team snowboarding! It’s great fun but also learning life lessons and
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British Army Dec 24
Happy Christmas from the Army Sergeant Major to all those serving, and all those who support them 🎄
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The Land Warfare Centre Dec 14
Congratulations to you all on receiving your Commissions. Welcome to the majority of you who now will join the , where you will attend one of the six trade training schools to further develop your crafts.
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Colonel Tony Phillips Dec 13
Happy Christmas leave everybody from The Royal School of Artillery........and this happy chap in
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Lt Col Andy Swannell RA Dec 13
And that’s a wrap, armouries sealed, accommodation locked and vehicles put to bed for Christmas. The last event of the week was the and annual Turkey trot (🦃🏃‍♂️), raising money for (RACF).
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WRVS Services Welfare Dec 12
Our officers Fiona and Kelly, lending a hand with other permanent staff serving Christmas Lunch to of 24 Battery, Larkhill 🎄🤶
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Lt Col Andy Swannell RA Dec 12
We need a bigger lecture theatre at Larkhill!!
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Lt Col Andy Swannell RA Dec 11
Still not leave, business as usual... 18 new Gunners leave ITT (Ph2) to start the rest of their lives. All trade qualified, B Lic’d full of confidence, whilst mildly nervous!
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