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    Are 4 PARA respected?

    Hi Guys, I was considering joining 4 PARA as it seemed like a really good challenge and much harder than the other reserves (except RMR) to gain entry but I was wondering as an ex regular we use to give the TA a hard time and didn’t really respect them to much back in the earlier 2000’s. Just...
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    Parachute Regiment Nite Watch number 193/200

    Hi. An amazing opportunity for any Paras out there. I have a Nite MX20-202 watch for sale. It is a limited edition of only 200 made, and this is number 193. H3 illumination-perfect night time visibility 200 meter waterproof screw down crown & case back All black tactical version. Swiss...
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    Guards PARA Platoon vs Rest of Paras

    Read something recently saying Royal didnt like the idea of Army Commandos because they didn’t see them as proper marines, was just wondering if there’s a similar relationship between the Guards in 3 para and the rest of the paras?
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    Paras vs Rifles

    Hi there. Trying to decide weather to go paras or rifles. If the training is similar for the most part besides p company ill probably go for paras. Im under the impression training from day 1 with the paras is a a lot harder than normal infantry regiments such as rifles. Mentally Id like to...
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    4 Para or RMR?

    Looking for a bit of advice from anyone who's been in 4 Para or Royal Marines Reserve. Currently in my penultimate year at uni, and considering going for either 4 Para Reserve as an Officer or RMR as Private. (I understand you can't join RMR as an Officer. I've got a few q's if anyone has time...
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    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...
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    Joining 23 para regiment ? Questions and advice please

    Hi guys, Been doing a little exploring for my future in the royal engineers soon and was just wondering when we finish trade training and can apply for the choice of joining a regiment ,if I was to select 23 para regiment (and fingers crossed get selected) would I still be in the regiment even...
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    And in other Para News

    This sad milestone was reached Spalding’s last man of Arnhem dies
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    Infantry enquiry

    I'm hoping to join Harrogate in the next year or so and I'm hoping to join the paras or the guards,m y questions to myself are should I join paras, reg infantry or LD, I like ceremonial but im still deciding on wether or not I would personally want to make a living of it, my main concern is that...
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    Which trade?

    I'm stuck on what trade to do, I want to do one where I wont do near **** all, I was thinking armoured farmer but I found you can do that as a side trade if your lucky. I then thought fitter for its opportunities but I didn't want to be stuck in a workshop, same for comms spec. I wanted to do...
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    Employment - Manual Machinist / toolmaker

    Afternoon gang, I am keen to hear from any ex-forces especially armorers and manual machinists. In my previous life i served with 2 Mercian "A" Coy - and now a days i'm a specialist recruiter for engineering and technical trades across the midlands, if anyone is either getting out or know...
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    Anyone about to apply for the Paras or in the selection process?

    Thinking about applying shortly and was wondering if anyone else on here is or if anyone is in selection now. If you've done parts of selection is there any advice you could give? Also what's the current time scale from Applying - Depot if you pass everything first time? Obviously it's like...
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    Paras finally win Pegasus emblem battle

    “Removing Pegasus was the equivalent of taking away the Ferrari’s unique logo": Full article from Forces TV at Redirecting...
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    Para Reg IPhone 6 / 6S Cases

    Hi there. I have had some Parachute Regiment IPhone 6 / 6S cases made and have since increased the range to iPhone 5, 5S, 6 and 6S for many cap badges! They're real wood with polycarbonate inner and have been laser engraved with Cap Badges and Mottos. If you'd like one they're £15 each, free...
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