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  1. sirbhp

    Freefall

    Dreadfully injured in the Arnhem landings, paratrooper Theo Trickey was never expected to survive. In the aftermath of defeat, captured Medical Officer Captain Daniel Garland pulled Trickey's comatose body from a pile of copses, keeping him alive as they were shipped to a prisoner-of-war camp in...
  2. A

    Parachute regiment

    So I'm hoping to join the parachute regiment at 16 and my application goes in on the 30th. I've been doing a lot of research and everyone says you must prepare mentally to pass, but never say how? Any tips on what I should do, or how I should go about it?
  3. L

    para hopeful at 23

    hi guys, new to this forum however...i am currently 23, will be 24 and half before I am fit enough to submit an application with the paras (don't want to waste there time and mine if not fit enough at the moment). I knows there's a few old threads knocking around but its hard to actually see how...
  4. Qournbeef99

    Getting fit for the PARAS!!!!!

    Good evening ladies, im 17 and absolutely hate my job so I fancy jumping out of a plane. I would join the paras right now if I was fit enough however my 1.5 mile time isnt up to scratch and running long distances (4miles +) is not my strong point, so if there are any serving or ex paras, or...
  5. M

    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...
  6. J

    Parachute Regiment Officer Selection

    Would anybody know the number of officers the Parachute Regiment take from Sandhurst per intake? How competitive is it? And would they take an officer that is only 18? Many Thanks
  7. Villa

    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...
  8. A

    Can para wings be worn on army pullover?

    I know the pullover is slowly dying out however I still wear mine a fair amount and I was wondering if I could wear my wings on it? I haven't seen anyone with wings on a pullover so I'm not sure if it's possible.
  9. G

    Do infantry regiments have more "action" than others?

    The paras may seem more elite than others however, do certain regiments deploy more get to do more and see more. Would you join them?
  10. Forces Digital

    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...
  11. G

    Day in the life of signals officer

    What would be a typical day in the life of a signals officer in 16 air assault signals sdn. Just curious.

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