Hi, after several years working overseas on various jobs, i'm now looking to return to the UK full time. One of the reasons for this return is I want to get back some of that pride which comes with serving your country. I'm an ex regular of 16 yrs (RAF aircraft tech) but always had in the back of my mind that i'd like to be at the pointy end of the spear, and thus an infantryman. My age rules me out as a regular (40 in April 2013) but I want to know what are the realistic chances of my completing training in a TA infantry unit? (and then getting to deploy on ops with that unit?) I'm in fairly good nick physically for my age (1.5 ml sub 9 mins, compete in triathlons,marathons etc) Does anyone have experience/serve with old farts like me who can still cut the mustard on ops? Long post I know, been looking at the forum on and off for a few years now, but just joined and this is my first post, so please excuse me if i've missed the answer to my questions in other threads.