Fall Thunder is the name given to 525 first field training exercise for the 2019/2020 Training Year.
This exercise is MANDATORY for all level 1 and 2 cadets along with any cadets accelerated this past CO's parade. Each cadet is required to complete two survival exercises per year. This is the first opportunity for the mentioned level's.
Training will be conducted over a three day period from Nov 22nd till Nov 24. Please read the following points to better prepare for the training exercise.
Cadets in Level 1 and 2 along with this years accelerated cadets shall bring all required items identified in the kit list below on our regular parade night on Nov 18. Cadets will be dressed in the hiking clothing / surplus survival clothing that they would be wearing during the weekend. Cadets will receive instruction on how to properly pack and take care of their kit, hiking techniques and general field training exercise tips and tricks.
Cadets are then to bring their required kit and completed permission forms to meet the bus at the 525 LHQ on Friday at 1615hrs where they will be transported up to the training area. Bus officer will be CI Hunt, C.
Cadets will return to the 525 LHQ on Sunday at 1430hrs.
NCO IC: Sgt Freckelton
OIC: Lt Khan, E
See attached permission forms and kit list below.