Bro. Ian Player, who graduated from the University of Leicester in Aerospace Engineering and member of the Wyggeston Lodge No.3448, is about to hit the high seas as part of his marinisation for his Officer training in the Royal Navy at the Britannia Royal Naval College in Dartmouth.
He spent a week on HMS Ocean previous to departing on the HMS Albion last week where he will spend four weeks transiting the Mediterranean.
The Officer training is 30 week course that provides comprehensive induction into Naval life as an Officer. It challenges both their mental and physical resolve
Ian said: “It’s pretty exciting and we get the chance to work in every department. Everything from logistics to engineering to warfare.”