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  1. The Serious Bit

    The ARRSE Serious Bit is for less light hearted discussion, including current affairs, politics, financial and Parliament and Ministry of Defence level military debate.
    1. Current Affairs, News and Analysis

      Politics, Current Affairs, Geo-Political Analysis. For Daily Mail stories please use The Int Cell!
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      Latest: Phil Shiner - Karma is a wonderful thing dombo63, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:07 PM
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    2. House of Commons

      Holding the Government to account on defence issues
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    3. MoD News

      The Ministry of Defence News Feed published for your enjoyment!
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      Latest: CGS:upgrading challenger and warrior. jrwlynch, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:59 AM
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    4. Strategic Defence & Spending Review (SDSR)

      All matters relating to the 2010 & 2015 SDSRs
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    5. Afghanistan

      Discussion of current operations & the wider political climate
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      Latest: Afghanistan - What did we actually gain? baboon6, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:53 AM
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    6. Syria, Mali, Libya, Middle East & North Africa

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      Latest: Syria HectortheInspector, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:05 PM
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    7. Economics

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      Latest: Economic crisis Balleh, Mar 20, 2017
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    8. 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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      Latest: Paying for Care stanley_bomb_squad, Mar 27, 2017 at 6:19 AM
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    9. Forces Discounts

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  2. News, Gossip & Chat

    A slightly less serious part of the site for discussing rumours, scandal and the latest tittle-tattle in the news.
    1. The Intelligence Cell

      General Chat Forum
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      Latest: Chronicles of war in Ukraine HectortheInspector, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:14 PM
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    2. 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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      Latest: Memorable stuff from your formative years WolvoExPunk, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:59 AM
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    3. The Lamp and Sandbag II - The Tall Story Strikes B

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

      The greatest threads - volume 1
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    5. Classified Ads

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    1. 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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    2. Now That's What I Call NAAFI Bar

      The funniest, most offensive, most horrible threads ever.
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      Latest: Nucking Futters Ecosse, Mar 27, 2017 at 8:35 AM
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    3. Waltenkommando

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      Latest: Mr Mike Tierney - bailed. postman_twit, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:17 PM
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    4. The ARRSE Hole

      A collection of all the most irrelevant, dull, and annoying posts.
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    5. Jokes

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    1. ARRSE: Site Issues

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    2. ARRSEpedia

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  3. 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.
    1. Tanks, planes & ships

      Large defence procurement projects
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    2. Weapons, Equipment & Rations

      Plus anything else G4!
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      Latest: British Army weapons safety films Flying Felix, Mar 26, 2017 at 9:05 PM
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    3. Military Clothing & Boots

      Personal Clothing System, PECOC, CS95, MTP, etc
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  4. 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!
    1. Transition & Veterans Research

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      Latest: Study on Veteran's Resettlement hendanlaw, Mar 21, 2017 at 9:22 AM
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    2. Army Pay, Claims & JPA

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    3. Military Discipline

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      Latest: * oldbaldy, Mar 21, 2017 at 10:46 AM
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    4. Reports & Promotion

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    5. Armed Forces Redundancy Scheme 2010

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

      Whether you are in AFPS 75, AFPS 2005 or before your military pension is important!
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      Latest: Petitions Forces Pension Society, Mar 21, 2017 at 3:12 PM
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    7. Medals

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      Latest: Medal Ribbons Joe_Private, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:47 AM
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    1. The Training Wing

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      Latest: DAOR pc supa, Mar 25, 2017 at 4:12 PM
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    2. ArmyNet Announcements

      News, FAQs and login issues for the Army's official (serving only) community site. Information about Army Net, Paradigm and other official bods.
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      Latest: ArmyNet mail smallbrownprivates, Dec 25, 2016
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    3. Juniors

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      Latest: Harrogate March Intake The_Snail, Mar 15, 2017
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    4. Seniors

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      Latest: RSM Posts NotFredPerry, Mar 9, 2017
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    5. Officers

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      Latest: Mess behaviour and lack of judgement... Stumpy4154, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:16 AM
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    6. Staff College and Staff Officers

      Clausewitz, 3 Block War, Contemporary Operating Environment, Just War, etc
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  5. 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).
    1. Join the Army - Regular Soldier Recruitment

      Joining up to be a full-time soldier
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      Latest: PDA Question BigG97, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:06 PM
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    2. Join the Army - Regular Officer Recruiting

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      Latest: SCOTS DG Officer ChrisJm, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:29 AM
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    3. Army Professionally Qualified Recruitment

      Board for those coming to the military with specific skills, such as Doctors, Nurses, etc
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      Latest: Qualified Radiographer coffeepluscake, Mar 15, 2017
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    4. Join the Army - Reserve Recruitment

      TA specific recruiting discussion, Officer or Soldier
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      Latest: How long does reserve training last TheAssessor, Mar 21, 2017 at 8:31 PM
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  6. Social & Relationships

    Anything to do with ARRSE social events and relationships belongs in here. This includes wives, husbands, partners, girlfriends, boyfriends and significant others.
    1. 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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      Latest: ARRSE Kennel Club - A Dog Owners Thread Eric England, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:01 AM
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    2. 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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      Latest: Algarve Portugal Hillbillylad, Mar 20, 2017
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    3. The Other Half

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

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  7. 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.
    1. Jobs (Discussion)

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      Latest: Secondary job Major Fuckwit, Mar 18, 2017
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    2. Police, PMCs, Security

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      Latest: Triple Canopy Hiring crazy_chester, Mar 25, 2017 at 8:06 PM
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    3. Jobs Offered

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      Latest: GENERATOR SERVICE ENGINEER - SIDCUP Capt Jobsearch, Mar 27, 2017 at 8:35 AM
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    4. Education and Resettlement Courses

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  8. 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.
    1. The Science Forum

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      Latest: The steady encroachment of pseudoscience Higgs_bosun, Mar 27, 2017 at 5:14 AM
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    2. Military History and Militaria

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    3. Films, Music and All Things Artsy

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      Latest: What film have you just watched? redindxb, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:56 AM
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    4. 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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    5. The Book Club

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      Latest: What are you reading right now? Grim_Squeaker85, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:26 AM
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    6. Book Reviews

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      Latest: For Campaign Service (1979) by Christopher Hawke exspy, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:05 PM
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    7. Poetry Corner

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      Latest: Kiplings poem IF Troy, Jan 28, 2017
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    8. Travel

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    9. Cars, Bikes 'n AFVs

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    10. DIY

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

      Not an extension of the various NSFW threads .... honest
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      Latest: Which way to go mufftickler, Mar 11, 2017
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    12. Competitions

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      Latest: April Pot Luck book competition CanteenCowboy, Mar 23, 2017 at 10:30 PM
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    1. Gaming and Software

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      Latest: Casual Game Chat Thread. Ritch, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:05 PM
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    2. Mobile Phones

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      Latest: Sim Free Mobile? ugly, Mar 11, 2017
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    3. Hardware - PCs, Consoles, Gadgets

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    1. Multinational HQ

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      Latest: NAF MIL-EX JOINT VIKING 2017 Ack-Ack, Mar 17, 2017
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    2. US

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      Latest: UK based but pay in $$ endure, Mar 8, 2017
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    3. Australia

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      Latest: Has Australia turned into a shithole? Jaeger, Mar 26, 2017 at 10:52 PM
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    4. Canada

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      Latest: Emigrating simbo, Mar 18, 2017
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    5. Southern Africa

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    6. Ireland (ie. Irish Defence Force)

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    7. New Zealand

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  9. Sports and Outdoors

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

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    2. Shooting, Hunting and Fishing

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      Latest: FAC renewals: anyone suffering? ugly, Mar 27, 2017 at 10:38 AM
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    3. Health and Fitness

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      Latest: NHS transformation plans. socialdespatch, Mar 27, 2017 at 1:13 AM
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    1. Christmas Auctions

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      Latest: Deactivated SLR (L1A1) robert OBrien, Aug 10, 2014
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    2. Charities and Welfare

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      Latest: Our Brave Heroes jarrod248, Mar 18, 2017
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    3. Charity Auctions

      Charity auctions for various good causes
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    4. Campaigns

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  10. 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!
    1. Iraq/Kuwait (Op GRANBY)

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    2. Bosnia/Former Yugoslavia (Op GRAPPLE, Op RESOLUTE)

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      Latest: Dutch state 'liable' for 300 Srebrenica deaths JCC, Mar 21, 2017 at 2:51 PM
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    3. Iraq (Op TELIC)

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      Latest: BBC News article on Basra chimera, Jun 30, 2016
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  11. 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.
    1. Royal Navy

      Ships, boats, planes & booties - don't forget Navy-Net though
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      Latest: CVF and Carrier Strike thread Joe_Private, Mar 25, 2017 at 10:30 PM
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    2. Royal Air Force

      The (nearly) 100 year experiment
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    3. Infantry

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    4. RAC

      Style, Panache - red trousers?
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    5. Aviation

      Anyway enough about you.... lets talk about me....
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      Latest: Lack of AAC fixed wing ELINT/SIGINT verticalgyro, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:50 AM
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    6. Gurkhas

      Scary little buggers .....
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      Latest: Kukri sheaf, where to buy Slime, Jan 29, 2017
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    7. Professionally Qualified, RAMC and QARANC

      Subforum: Recruiting
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    8. Sappers

      Bridges, bombs and
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    9. Gunners

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      Latest: RIP Justin Van Der Pant late 7 RHA Claire Johnson, Mar 26, 2017 at 2:13 AM
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    10. Royal Signals

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      Latest: R Signals Recruiting timebandit, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:11 PM
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    11. REME

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      Latest: Tech class 1 upgrade to HNC jayfo2808, Mar 23, 2017 at 7:38 PM
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    12. RLC

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    13. AGC, RAPTC and SASC

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    14. Int Corps

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      Latest: Is it really that s***? chintonian, Mar 26, 2017 at 7:16 PM
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    15. 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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      Latest: The death of the reserves smallbrownprivates, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:09 AM
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    16. OTC and ACF


      Subforums: OTC, ACF
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