Jack passes his training


A BRIDLINGTON man is celebrating after passing out of his Army basic training.

Jack Wiles, 20, of Mill Lane, completed 14 weeks basic training and passed out of the Army Training Centre at Pirbright in Surrey, on Friday November 25.

He will now go on to complete his Royal Military Police training in Portsmouth, at which he is particularly looking forward to pursuit training in police vehicles.

Jack - who worked at Bridlington Spa before joining the Army - should complete the RMP training in 23 weeks, after which he will find out where he is to be deployed.

Former Hilderthorpe Primary and Headlands pupil Jack said that he “found the gruelling 14 week” course both challenging and rewarding”, and that he will keep in touch with fellow trainees now they have all gone their separate ways for phase two training with their own regiments.

Jack is a big sports fan, and enjoys playing rugby, football and cricket, appearing for the junior teams of Bridlington Rugby Union Football Club and Sewerby Cricket Club. He hopes to join the RMP rugby team when he joins his regiment.

Mum Heather, brothers Dean and Gary, stepdad Paul and girlfriend Naomi are all “very proud” of his achievements.