Have I missed the boat?

Discussion in 'Army Reserve' started by gymkev1971, Oct 24, 2006.

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  1. Morning guys,

    I've been with the AGC for about 15 months but, to my chagrin, have only managed to do part 1 of my recruit training (this has been due to conflicting timetables with university).

    I'm in a position to concentrate more on the TA this next twelve months and, indeed, I have a 6-month block next year when I am almost completely 'free'.

    Having said all that, I'm knocking on 36, although I'm fit for my age. Have I missed this particular boat?
  2. Cant help you with TA question ,
    But 36 and still a student?
  3. It depends how your unit feels about you Gymkev.

    If you can persuade them you're worth investing the time and money in, then your age shouldn't be a barrier.

    If your questions is "will I survive 1C/CSMR/Basic" then that depends on your frame of mind as much as anything else.

    There are age-related targets for the PFT so you shouldn't be too disadvantaged there, and your presumed maturity will be a benefit.

    Good luck whichever way you go.