joining the army

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    Joining the welsh guards

    I'm soon to apply for the army (finally!!!) and i'm going for the welsh guards, I ain't welsh by birth i'm eastern english but i've lived in wales for 12 years. I'm wondering wether it's actually a decent career to be going for because i've heard off some how it's one of the best things they've...
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    Medically unsuitable ... Appealing

    Good afternoon I am just looking to see if anyone on here has been on in the same situation as me and what their outcome was. So my application was flying through and I was just waiting on my medical records to be reviewed and then I was to get a date for 2 day assessment. Then this morning...
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    Joining the infantry

    I have plans within the next year or so to join the rifles possibly however the one thing that's swaying me about that decision is the life after service. I've been told to go for a trade but unfortunately i am not so heavily technically minded plus i wanted to spend my career in what i think is...
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    Joining late

    Hi guys, I'm 29 and considering a career in the army. I'm in the best shape I've ever been and am mentally strong so am not worried about selection although I'm sure it's tough. The problem is my circumstances. I'm married, have a young daughter and a mortgage to pay. We have a good life and I...
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    Joining late

    Hi guys, I'm 29 and considering a career in the army. I'm in the best shape I've ever been and am mentally strong so am not worried about selection although I'm sure it's tough. The problem is my circumstances. I'm married, have a young daughter and a mortgage to pay. We have a good life and I...
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    Light Cavalry Regiment for a Northern Irishman

    Hi all. So basically I have an interest in joining the army and more specifically a light cav regiment of the RAC. I have looked into some of the different regiments but it seems that they all have reputations for being the cavalry regiment of the mainland countries of the UK, which is not...
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    Medical history issue when joining the royal marines

    Hello I was born in England, but I moved to Ireland at 6 and have never really gone to the gp in Ireland, only through school to get a jab, so I don't have a history, I once went to the gp in Spain while I was on holiday though, I have gp history from before I moved to Ireland and I plan to go...
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    BeforeYouSignUp - for young ppl thinking of joining

    What do you make of BeforeYouSignUp.info? Tries to give balanced info on the pros and cons of joining up. Not quite finished yet. Feedback welcome.