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  1. M

    British Army Assessment Peak Flow

    I am attending the Assessment Centre at Glencorse on the 8th of August and I am happy with my physical health, mostly. I have my 1.5 mile run down to under 8 minutes and I can carry 40kg up to 200m. But I am concerned about my medical. I understand that I will need to partake in a Peak Flow...
  2. K

    Dog Handler Recruitment Questions

    Hi everyone, I'm in my last year of college (doing A-levels) and I think I might be interested in an army career. I'm planning on taking a gap year to decide if this is definitely the right choice, but in the meantime, I can't find much on the British Army website about a career as a dog handler...
  3. B

    REME | VM, Recce Mech or Aircraft Technician

    Sorry in advance if this is in the wrong thread. So I'm in my last year of GCSEs and I am looking ahead to after sixth form. I've decided the army (more specifically REME) would probably be most suited to myself. I've narrowed the trades down to three of interest: -Recovery Mechanic -Vehicle...
  4. L

    Pre-interview Document HELP

    Ok so i have my interview tomorrow and i have a few questions left to answer and i've looked everywhere for the answers and have found nothing. 1 what is the amount of leave given for phase one training for REME, RAC and Royal Signals? i don't know if its six weeks for all of them or if thats...
  5. Big Avo

    Reservist Recruit Driving To and From Phase 1 Training

    Hi everybody, Could a Recruit drive themselves to and from their Phase 1 Training in either a Hire Car or White Fleet Vehicle? Once they have a Service Number they are enlisted and if they have the relevant Driving Licence I don't see why they shouldn't be able to drive themselves. When I...
  6. S

    Anaphylactic

    Gents, I am 19. Reservist CMT, trying to find answers on a medical issue. I am a reserve combat medic, waiting for my training and battling with army and civvie doctors for almost a year! 7 years ago I had a completely out of the blue anaphylactic shock to a combination of things, to what the...
  7. dun_n_dusted

    Need some advice

    Do you think we're all doctors on here? Go and see one.
  8. B

    Armoured Cavalry (CVRT) Height Restrictions?

    Hello, I've been thinking about joining up and the role that most catches my eye is that of an armoured cavalry crewman. I've heard the Royal Armoured Corps put you in a regiment after phase 1 (2?) based off your stated preferred role and where you're joining from so I presume under those terms...
  9. G

    Help me on these statements

    Earlier today as speaking to ex soldier. He said to me that he saw that soldiers get treated like shit and that the infantry role is boring and involves sitting on camp doing **** all. Also what prospects are after infantry
  10. B

    Light gunner or AS90 gunner?

    Im applying soon and im not sure if i want to be a light gunner or an AS90 armoured gunner, anyone have any advice?
  11. G

    Rifles waiting list

    I've heard about the rifles having a big waiting list, can someone explain this to me. Also, why have u never heard of rifles JS at Harrogate. Appreciated help
  12. M

    Premature Voluntary Release

    Hi all. I've been giving a lot of thought to enlisting but my one big hang-up is to do with return of service. I want to serve in the infantry but 4 years seems like it could be too much. I'm not ruling out the possibility that I love life in the army, because I think I might, rather I don't...
  13. Trasky

    Army Brief and AFC Harrogate September 2K16

    I've got my army brief next week, if I get through everything then I'm on the September intake. Anyone else in the same shoes as me or have any advice? Thanks in advance. I'm sort of confused about what the brief is, is this basically the interview where they would talk to you about everything?
  14. C

    Self harm and 'depression'?

    Hi I'm 17, currently doing my A-Levels in order to (hopefully!) become a student nurse. I turn 18 in January and looking into signing up for the reserves as a combat med technician whilst I finish at college. I think I'm pretty much a shoe-in for the army, except for one thing. I have a history...

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