Exercise Last Resolve 2019
The weekend will be set around the 28th Division and in particular, the 28th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop and the 109th Infantry Regiment as a Combat Team Post Hurtgen Forrest campaign, moving into Luxemburg.
A 2-day event starting at first light Saturday, night operations and culminating with Bridge Rcn and reserve demolition tasks on Sunday morning.End Ex Sunday midday.
All as per Lee's details on the facebook page below:
Uniform & kit:
M37 Wool Shirt & Pants
M41 Jacket (With 28th Div Patch, Bloody Buckets)
M1 Steel Helmet with 3/4" Mesh net or without.
M1938 Dismounted Leggings
Roughout Boots or service shoes
M1928 Haversack with mess kit and KFS
T-Handle & cover
Belt to suit weapon, with canteen and carlisle pouch
Gas mask bag
Uniform Standard: Combat dirty.
Personal appearance: 2-days max. shaving
Please take note, to maintain our high standards:
No Buckle Boots
No Jump boots
No Modern Tee shirts
No E-cigarettes insight
No visible piercings or Tattoos
No modern watches
No modern glasses
Mobile phones and modern cameras to be used discreetly
All modern equipment (carrier bags, cool boxes, beer boxes, books, food packaging etc)hidden from sight at all times where possible.
Rations and personal items either wrapped in period packaging or used discreetly
Steve, please bring your fly-sheet for possible use.
Unit Field Equipment: None
Field Equipment: None
Signage, etc: Not required
Weapons: Personal weapons with a copy of the deactivation certificate where applicable.
Unit Weapons: None
Water: Available at the campsite.
Toilets: Available at the campsite
Showers: Available at the campsite, not sure they will be open however
Food: Friday Night – Personal rations or trip to local pub for food
Saturday Breakfast – Personal rations
Saturday Lunch – Personal rations
Saturday Dinner – Personal rations
Sunday Morning – Personal rations
Sunday Lunch – Personal Rations
Food/Pyro/Camp Cost: £7/person a night for campsite, payable at the weekend.
All Troops please bring to every event regardless:
Some bread (Not a modern sliced loaf)
1x tin meat or veg for a 2-can
1x tin for sweet (Rice pudding, peaches)
1x tin of Spam, hot dog's or corned beef
Coffee or Tea
Please remove modern labels and/or relabel if possible.
Also, needed at every event:
Salt & Pepper
Tomato Sauce & Brown Sauce
Washing up liquid
Fire: No open fires, fire bucket off the ground (50 cal tin). Water bucket alongside at all times.
Fire Wood: Bring small amounts of firewood enough for 2-nights worth (Friday & Saturday).
Rubbish: Bag rubbish/recycle and take home.
Alcohol: Friday night only
Camp Site & RV point: The Orchard at Norcott Court, Berkhamsted. HP4 1LE
Camp site owner: Jules on 07788151022 or email:
Parking: Parking in car park, not on grass
Camping: Period camping
Access to Site: From Friday PM
Contact No’s: Marcus Spencer – 07469 737715
Blank Firers: No
Health & Saftey:
Wear suitable and appropriate footwear and clothing. Inform organiser(M.Spencer) of any medical issues. Wear Sunscreen where needed and keep hydrated.
Insurance: Unit PI Insurance cover in place, copy available on request.
First Aid: Modern First Aid kit carried by T.Atherton & M.Spencer
Training Schedule: None, this is a combat scenario event, time to use that training!
Off Duty Entertainment: Drinking and socializing. Possible visit to local pub Friday night
Friday: PM Establish camp - (Off Duty, in green)
07:30 – Reveille
08:00 – Breakfast
09:30 – Roll call & briefing
10:00 - Exercise starts
12:00 – End Ex
Unit Matters: Discuss next years events.
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