Rotation 3 have arrived safely with the majority of manpower drawn from Jersey Field Squadron (Militia) and Regimental Headquarters Troop. They are also supported by personnel from 100 and 225 Field Squadron (Militia).
Whilst Rotation 3 were being given introductory briefs, our Army Chaplain was delivering a Sunday Service in three different languages, to a congregation in Cincu Church. The Transylvanian audience and members of the US Army attended the service which was a first and thoroughly enjoyed by all.
Week 5 began with setting up the Forward Operating Base and personnel from 1 Troop began installing the heavy beams on the Operations & Storage Building ready for the roof and cladding to be fitted. The Multi Purpose Cover Shelter is almost fully complete, after the efforts of Rotation 2 just has a few minor details left to finish.
Like so many previous rotations, hot and bad weather with frequent thunder and lightning storms are hampering progress. Rotation 3 have tirelessly worked round the clock to ensure the Ops & Storage building is fully rendered. Blocklayers have pushed hard to finish the blast walls around the breaching facility. In between all this there was a visit by the Commander of the US Army Europe along with other high ranking officials.
Work on the breaching facility was called to a halt for the large NATO Ex Saber Guardian Fire Power Demo that ran adjacent to the construction task and provided a bit of spectacle for our personnel.
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