Laura is Cadet sports person of the year

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Staff Sergeant Laura Balneaves of Montrose Royal Artillery Troop has been selected as the Angus & Dundee Army Cadet Force Battalion Sports Person of the Year.

This new award has been initiated to mark the achievement of Cadets taking part in sports at local and national level in the ACF.

Laura was selected by the Battalion’s Sports Officer to mark her achievements in 2011 when she represented the Battalion at hockey, athletics and swimming. Because of her success at ACF Scotland Championships she was selected to represent ACF Scotland at athletics and swimming in the ACF National Championships against Wales, England and Northern Ireland.

APC Test

One Star - Gunners Rebecca Bradford and Ryan McIntosh have completed their Weapon Handling Test on the Cadet GP Rifle to complete their One Star.

Field Gun Team

Bombardier Ruaridh Rankin, Lance-Bombardier Morgan Woods and Gunner Scott McBain have been selected for the Battalion Field Gun Team for the competition against the Air Training Corps and the Sea Cadet Corps. The competition will take place during half-time at Dundee Football Club’s home games.

Diary of Events

April 13 to 15 - A Company Training, Buddon CTC.

April 21 -

Battalion Hockey Trials - Dundee.

April 22 - Battalion tug-o-war trials, Buddon CTC.

April 23 - Two Star Range, Montrose.

April 28 - ACF Scotland Hockey and tug-o-war, Bells Centre Perth.

May 14 - One Star Range, Montrose.

May 18 - 20 - JCIC and Challenger Training, Buddon CTC.

May 20 - Queens Diamond Jubilee, Glamis Castle.

May 21 - Two Star Range, Montrose.

May 26 - ACF Scotland Athletics, Grangemouth.