joining army

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    Prediabetes - Looking to join

    Hi All I have searched far and wide for an answer to this but haven’t had much luck so thought I’d start a new thread. Currently in the application process to join the army. The Capita recruiter has sent off for my medical records. I was diagnosed with NDH (prediabetes) around a year ago. My...
  2. J

    I have just under 6 weeks to prepare for my assessment

    Provided i pass i aim to go on and train to be a paratrooper i was hoping someone would be able to point me in the right direction for me to follow i haven't done as much training as id like and hope i can make up for it within these 6 weeks i have recorded a 1.2 mile run on a treadmill at 7.47...
  3. O

    young mans game

    hi guys. I’m looking to join the infantry, hopefully pass assessment in Jan. I’m a bit older than your average recruit joining at 31 looking for some general advice as i know its a young man’s game. Getting my fitness ready, got my run time to 9.mins for the test. Also looking at regiments in...
  4. A

    Joining the Air Corps

    Interested in joining the Air Corps and want to know what is involved in the joining process as I can't find too much information online. Any help is appreciated.
  5. S

    Eyesight standards for RAMC

    Do the army allow people with +8.00 vision in the left eye and +5.25 vision in the right to serve as I’ve heard different things from different people such as it being a case by case basis. I have been to my Afco but they were no help, thank you
  6. R

    Medical Deferral, What Now?

    Yesterday, i received a medical deferral for a migraine i had around a year ago. I will have to wait until l April 2020 (14 months from now) before i can even reapply. Obviously i am gutted as i had my heart set on this but such is life and i very much plan to reapply in April of next year...
  7. S

    Uni student joining the Army!

    Hi all, Not sure if this belongs here but I'm currently a first year Management Marketing student at a Russell Group uni and need to know if joining the army as an officer is worth while! I've been told the army is great to progress and do a masters, returning to civilian life as a top...
  8. B

    Deployment frequency

    Hey all, newly registered but been creeping around for a few weeks and have a question for the vets So I'm joining the British army with the initial intention to join the paras BUT the thing that has drawn me to join the British army apart from the obvious reasons this being a more personal...
  9. JNM

    Background check debts.

    Passed checks, apparently student debts and overdrafts don’t matter
  10. K

    Army vs Navy

    Hi all, I'm finishing my A-Levels and looking at joining either the Army or Navy upon finishing at the end of June next year. My original idea of role was being part of the police sector for either, as that was my initial idea of a civi job. I've taken the initial steps in joining both but the...
  11. H

    RTR on operations

    Hi guys first post on the site hoping I have put this on the right place. So I'm currently interested in joining the RTR as a tank crewman. My question is what other duties would I have to be doing outside of maintaining and driving/shooting eta of the tank? If anything else at all. So if I...
  12. Ninja_Stoker

    Defence Recruiting System (DRS) Feedback request

    There have already been a couple of threads on the thorny issue of the new, tri-service, regular, reserve, officer or other rank, online Defence Recruiting System (DRS) which is proving exceptionally troublesome. It would be very much appreciated if we could gather tri-service feedback to...
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