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    Marine Officer or Guards Officer

    I am considering joining the military as a Marine or a Coldstream Guards Officer for a three year commission when I leave university. I think I would be able to get into either on academic or physical grounds but I am not sure which to choose. It seems like the Guards would be more of a laugh...
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    Sixth Form Scholarships/ Univesity Bursaries

    Hello, I am seriously considering applying for the army sixth form scholarship (and the bursary that comes with it) A question that I've asked a few of the recruiting officers and failed to get a straight answer on is how the top universities (Oxbridge particularly) will see a...
  3. TheYorkshireGuard

    Guardsman doing AACC/P Company

    Hey Guys. I'm new to this forum, I'm all set to start my training as a Guardsman at Catterick, and I was just wondering what the possibilities are of doing the AACC or P company, I know the Coldstream Guards have links to the parachute regiment so a lot of them do P company but how hard is it...
  4. Lukas Papwick

    Joining the Guards

    Hi, posted this in a thread a while ago but there doesn't seem to be much activity there - so hope this is a better place for my question. I am in the process of joining the Army as an officer and currently trying to narrow down my choice of regiment. I don't suppose anyone could enlighten me...
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    Officera with no a levels.

    I was looking at the educational requirements for a guards Platoon officer and it only mentioned GCSE, just to confirm this, do I need a levels for this or any infantry regiment, I'm still deciding between the two.
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    Guards platoon officer

    So I've lately been looking a the Guards Platoon officer and I have a few enquiries, first and foremost, what about when I leave? I have IT, triple award sciences, HSK mandarin and an engineering GCSE behind me, no a levels. When I leave how hard could it be on civvy Street opposed to getting a...
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    The Guards

    I'm joining as a guardsman and am choosing between grens. and coldstreamers, would any of each one have any major changes, advantages or disadvantages, in my career? Opinions on them in terms of ceremonial duties please Cheers for the replies, are there any height restrictions in general and...
  8. dusty_jacket

    What badge/uniform

    Saw this image on pin interest, of Diana and Andrew, Looks like Andrew is wearing a Grenadier Guards badge, with a maroon beret and jump boots. Can anybody else enlighten me?

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