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Current Affairs, News and Analysis

Politics, Current Affairs, Geo-Political Analysis. For Daily Mail stories please use The Int Cell!
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House of Commons

Holding the Government to account on defence issues
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MoD News

The Ministry of Defence News Feed published for your enjoyment!
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The 2021 Defence Integrated Review

The 2021 Integrated Review is just the latest in the long line of UK Defence Reviews
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Afghanistan

Discussion of current operations & the wider political climate
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Economics

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Finance, Property, Law

All things financial including insurance, savings, investments, stocks and shares, etc. Also includes a forum for the pitfalls of property ownership and a massive forum for all things legal.
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Forces Discounts

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News, Gossip & Chat A slightly less serious part of the site for discussing rumours, scandal and the latest tittle-tattle in the news.

The Intelligence Cell

General Chat Forum
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COVID-19

Get your Zombie Apocalypse here
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Brexit

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Old & Bold

Back by popular demand. Do you still consider forming a square to be a revolutionary new tactic then this is the place for you
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The Lamp and Sandbag II - The Tall Story Strikes B

Will this cure the DII problem?
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NOW That's What I Call ARRSE 1

The greatest threads - volume 1
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Classified Ads

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The Badger's ARRSE

The NAAFI Bar

Look some of the stuff in here is really quite nasty. If you are easily offended - DO NOT ENTER.
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Now That's What I Call NAAFI Bar

The funniest, most offensive, most horrible threads ever.
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Waltenkommando

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The ARRSE Hole

A collection of all the most irrelevant, dull, and annoying posts.
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Web and Site Issues

ARRSE: Site Issues

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2018 ARRSE Upgrade

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ARRSEpedia

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QM's - Military Equipment The ARRSE QM's section has forums for discussing all manner of military clothing, equipment and rations. Everything is covered from military boots and webbing all the way to massive defence procurement projects such as tanks, planes and ships.

Tanks, planes & ships

Large defence procurement projects
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Weapons, Equipment & Rations Discussion

Plus anything else G4!
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Military Clothing & Boots Discussion

Personal Clothing System, PECOC, CS95, MTP, etc
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Equipment Reviews and News

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Regimental HQ Any subject related to military administration is discussed in here. This includes military allowances. discipline, claims and annual reports. We've also got a dedicated forum for the Armed Forces Pension scheme, sponsored by the Forces Pension Society, and the Armed Forces Redundancy Scheme 2010. Last but not least is our military medals forum!

Transition & Veterans Research

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Army Pay, Claims & JPA

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Military Discipline

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Reports & Promotion

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Armed Forces Redundancy Scheme 2010

Discussion on the redundancy scheme announced in the Strategic Defence and Spending Review (SDSR)
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Armed Forces Pension Scheme

Whether you are in AFPS 75, AFPS 2005 or before your military pension is important!
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Medals

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General Military Issues

The Training Wing

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Juniors

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Officers

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Staff College and Staff Officers

Clausewitz, 3 Block War, Contemporary Operating Environment, Just War, etc
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Join the Army - Military Recruitment If you interested in find out more about an Army career then this is the area for you. We've got separate forums for joining as an officer or soldier in the regular or Territorial Army. This includes information on what to expect during the British Army Recruit Battery (BARB) test and Army Officer Selection Board (AOSB). There are also discussions on what you need for Phase 1 training and at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS).

Join the Army - Regular Soldier Recruitment

Joining up to be a full-time soldier
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Join the Army - Regular Officer Recruiting

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Army Professionally Qualified Recruitment

Board for those coming to the military with specific skills, such as Doctors, Nurses, etc
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Join the Army - Reserve Recruitment

TA specific recruiting discussion, Officer or Soldier
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Social & Relationships Anything to do with ARRSE social events and relationships belongs in here. This includes wives, husbands, partners, girlfriends, boyfriends and significant others.

ARRSE Social, Events & Networking

Want to get involved in the ARRSE knitting, train spotting or flower arranging clubs? Or maybe just fancy a small sherry with some chums?
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Living Overseas

One for all you expats who have retired to sunnier (or not) climes. Try not to tell us how great it is .... too much
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The Other Half

Boyfriends, girlfriends, wives, husbands, etc. Don't forget that there is also Rear Party
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Lonely Hearts

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Civi Street: Jobs, Education and Resettlement At some point everyone will leave the Army and this is about what happens next! Information/discussion about resettlement and the courses/education available. Also the opportunity to talk about jobs and offer them if you're looking to employ someone.

Jobs (Discussion)

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Police, PMCs, Security

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Jobs Offered

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Education and Resettlement Courses

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Interests & Hobbies Got a hobby or extra-curricular interest then our forums should cover it! This includes everything from science to poetry via cookery and military history. Also lots of hat about cars and motorbikes for the petrol heads out there.

Book Reviews

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Book Review Discussion

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Military History and Militaria

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The Science Forum

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Films, Music and All Things Artsy

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Tabletop Gaming & RPG

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Cookery

Your favourite cordon bleu recipes: biscuits AB with cheese possessed, egg banjos and rolled oats with chocolate powder. In one easy meal.
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The Book Club

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Poetry Corner

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Travel

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Cars, Bikes 'n AFVs

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DIY

Just to be clear - this is not about self-love.
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Photography

Not an extension of the various NSFW threads .... honest
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Competitions

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Technology

Gaming and Software

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Mobile Phones

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Hardware - PCs, Consoles, Gadgets

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ARRSE International

Multinational HQ

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US

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Australia

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Canada

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New Zealand

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Sports and Outdoors Discussion about different sports and outdoor activities including adventurous training. Also includes target and sport shooting, hunting adn fishing.

Sports, Adventure Training and Events

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Diving

The lure of the deep - discuss
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Shooting, Hunting and Fishing

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Health and Fitness

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Charity

Remembrance - Auctions forum

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Christmas Auctions

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Charities and Welfare

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Charity Auctions

Charity auctions for various good causes
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Campaigns

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Recent Operations These boards should cover most of the British Army's recent operational deployments including Northern Ireland (Op BANNER), Iraq (Op GRANBY and Op TELIC), Former Yugoslavia (lots!) and of course the Falkland Islands (Op CORPORATE). Afghanistan (Op HERRICK) will be arriving here soon!

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Iraq (Op TELIC)

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Boards by Arm / Service (roughly) The British Army isn't really a single organisation but a loosely allied group of warring tribes united by our dislike of the Royal Air Force. Somewhere in this list you should be able to find a board for your cap badge, Regiment or Corps. For the sake of completeness we've also included the Royal Navy/Royal Marines and (spit) Royal Air Force. There is even room for the Territorial Army (TA), University Officer Training Corps (UOTC) and Army/Combined Cadet Force.

Royal Navy

Ships, boats, planes & booties - don't forget Navy-Net though
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Royal Air Force

The (nearly) 100 year experiment
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Infantry

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RAC

Style, Panache - red trousers?
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Aviation

Anyway enough about you.... lets talk about me....
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Gurkhas

Scary little buggers .....
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Professionally Qualified, RAMC and QARANC

Subforum: Recruiting
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Sappers

Bridges, bombs and
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Gunners

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Royal Signals

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REME

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RLC

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AGC, RAPTC and SASC

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Int Corps

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Army Reserve

1. It's one Army, but I'm told that a separate board is wanted.
2. Regulars, don't bait the TA (sorry Army Reserve) ; we've heard it all before and it's boring.
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OTC and ACF


Subforums: OTC, ACF
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