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    Questions about UOTC, Sandhurst and HCav

    I've been looking in to the specifics of joining the army a lot recently as I'm off to uni in October. ARRSE seems to have been the best informed place on the internet to get answers to some questions, and plenty of the threads I've read through have been super helpful. But I'm still left with a...
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    RLC Driver/comms or Household Cav?

    Evening all, My husband is struggling between RLC driver/comms and household cav. He’s 32 and a civvie HGV class 1 driver currently and wanting to rejoin. Everyone has advised him against infantry due to his age but just wondered what people’s opinions are or experiences of the job roles...
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    Is family in hhcav essential for officer entry

    Im looking to join household cavalry as an officer when I finish 6 form. However, a couple of my mates have told me that they don't let you in unless you have some sort of family connection to the regiment. Sounds like bs but just wanted to ask
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    Household Cavalry or Foot Guards

    I'm 18, starting a Degree at Oxford now. After I leave uni' I want to join a household regiment. I've narrowed it down a bit: Life Guards, Blues & Royals, Grenadier Guards. They all recruit from where I am. I am tall for my age, I spoke to a recruiter and he said I can march amazingly. (P.S I...
  5. Colonel Bogey

    So... Will women be in the Gurkha's?

    Just curious if anyone knows if women are going to be able to become officers in the Gurkha Rifles? From what I have read about the Gurkha's (which isn't much), I struggle to see if a female officer could gain enough respect to be seen as a leader among them... Will we also see women in the...
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