royal marines

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    Marines vs Guards

    I am joining the army/marines soon, I was wondering to join marines (yes I’m aware it’s a navy branch) or Grenadier Guards I don’t mind ceremonial and I don’t mind having little ceremonial duties. Thank you
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    Will I be drug tested in the RMR?

    No matter what I write I'm gonna get flak for this, I couldn't give a shit I'm just after a legit answer. I've been a silly bastard, I've smoked a bit of weed and I'm wanting to join the reserves while I go through uni and go on to join the regulars once I've graduated, however will I have 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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    Failed Army Medical

    I failed the army medical for eczema, because of this I cannot reapply for 3 years. The eczema is now gone so could I join the Royal Marines? Would they know of my failed army medical and not let me join?
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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...
  6. IronDuke99

    Para and Royal Marine Recruit courses

    How do the recruit courses for elite British infantry compare between say 1980 and today? What is easier, what harder (if anything)? fitness, shooting skills, general toughening, etc... What has changed and why? Mainly interested in hearing from long service types who can actually compare...
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    NFA med-discharge from Royal Marines

    I was medically discharged from the royal marines at week 9 of training just last week, it was for having left ankle and knee pain, normally this wouldnt result in a medical discharge but i sprained my ankle over 5 years ago and they saw that on my medical records. The medical officer said its...

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