England - Yorkshire - A young recruit collapses.
A boy soldier collapses on the ground suffering fatigue and dehydration on the rigorous 10-mile march conducted as a squad, over undulatiing terrain with each candidate carrying a bergen (back pack) weighing 35 pounds.(plus water) and a weapon. Three senior trainers help revive the lad with smelling salts who fell under the weight of his backpack and weapon carried on a hot day and without drinking enough fluids. The march must be completed in 1 hour and 50 minutes. This forms part of the 14-week long Pegasus (P) Company selection programme. Recruits wanting to join the British Army's Parachute Regiment held regularly at Catterick army barracks, Yorkshire need to pass this and other tests before earning the right to wear the esteemed maroon beret.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download