Views: 510 Ishmael Junourgh 18/09/19 A two-day South Command Inter-Units Drill Competition is underway at the 48 Engr Regt Wajir Barracks Teshie Camp....
Ishmael Junourgh 18/09/19
A two-day South Command Inter-Units Drill Competition is underway at the 48 Engr Regt Wajir Barracks Teshie Camp.
In the past a number of ways have have been tried as identification sign for soldiers who might get lost whiles in battle field to identify and rejoin their units, and to forstall inflitration of disguissed enemies.
In the end, the drill system became the best.
Today, millitary drill is used most often during ceremonies.
Notwithstanding, the Ghana Army is still up to date with the important discipline.
This year’s competing regiments for today (18/09/19) include: 48 Engineer Regiment, 158 Amored Regimet, One Infantory Batallion and the team 64 Infantry Regiment.
Tomorrow (19/09/19), the competing teams will be 5 Battalion, 66 Attilary Regimnet, Camp Southern Command and Field Workshop, and the Second Battalion.
Overall, there are eight teams for this year’s competition.
The drill areas for the event are the following: silent drill, arm drill, riffle drill, slow match and quick match.
In the opening speech, Commander Officer 48 Engineer Regiment, Lt. Col. Emmanuel Appiah said the event was revived last year and after that the first competition was held that year for the motivation of it comeback.
For this year’s event, he said the objectives were as follow: to sharpen foot and riffle drills of the soldiers, to enhance team work in the body of troopst, to improve troupe turnout, to leap-frog their leadership skills.
He said the decision was to improve the impactation of the basis for general millitary duscipline.