Sheffield staff sample life in the military

Adam Longden, left,  from South Yorkshire Fire &Rescue, on a military exercise.

Adam Longden, left, from South Yorkshire Fire &Rescue, on a military exercise.

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Staff from Sheffield organisations swapped their suits for combat fatigues and their offices for wild moorland in an exercise run by the military.

Employees at South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue, Sheffield Council and Vasanta Group were among those put through their paces in a two-day exercise designed to give them a taste of life as a reservist.

Adam Longden (L),  from South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, on a military exercise
Adam Longden (L), from South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue, on a military exercise

They worked on a variety of challenges, including launching a search and rescue mission for a downed pilot and evacuating casualties from a vehicle hit by a bomb.

 

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