army reserves

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    Any farmers in the Army Reserve currently?

    Any farmers in the Army Reserve currently? How do you handle the time requirement? I'm keen to join but worried as my working pattern is all over the place. Cheers
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    Try and apply or foregone conclusion?

    Hi Guys, I'm currently in the process of changing careers into the tech industry and was thinking of a good complementary second income/skill development opportunity to run parallel. I'm embarking on home studies for 2 GCSEs just to bulk up my quals before moving to IT certs. I had spent a few...
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    Army Reserves during 6th form?

    Can anyone give me info on the weekly, monthly and yearly time commitment to the army reserves and how this would fit around a typical school (6th form) timetable and exams? There's no info or advice online, probably as most people in 6th form are not 18 and so wait untill university but I'm an...
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    Joining the reserves in Fife

    Evening, I’m 36 and looking to join the reserves. I’ve already had my medical form completed and it’s fine. Just been sent to Glencourse. What would people recommend as a good unit to join? (Don’t even know if that’s the right terminology). By good, I mean social. Have fun. Perform well as a...
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    Which is the best to Join?

    Hi there , I'm starting university in September I'm just wanting to know which is better to join while in uni, Uotc or the Army Reserves as an Officer? Reason being I'm hoping to go to Sandhurst once I've graduated and just wanting to get a grasp of army life prior to Sandhurst.
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    Edinburgh reserve units?

    I'm interested in joining the army but having a young family at the moment thinking the reserves will be better for just now! I'm leaning more towards 4 para but would like to know of any other reserve units near and around Edinburgh! Thanks in advance for your answers!
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    Regular to Reserve Bounty

    Does anyone know when you receive the first payment of your regular to reserve bounty and what the criteria is in order to receive it? Also, slightly different topic, is there a maximum amount of time you can put into the reserves or can you potentially use it for most of your income? Cheers
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    Medical Rejected for The Army Reserve.

    I have been trying to join the Army Reserve and I went through the medical screening with the online questionnaire and then the medical review via GP. The GP confirmed that my medical is of true and I am fit to join the Reserve. Weeks later, I get a letter from the medical board rejecting my...