Is infantry the way forward for me?

Discussion in 'Infantry' started by tochy01, Jan 25, 2008.

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  1. tochy01

    tochy01 Clanker

    What is the best thing about being an infantryman? And did you make the right choise?
  2. dont bother with inf mate just go straight for sas, why waste 3 years?
  3. smudge67

    smudge67 Crow

    I agree with Suedehead. Join up to 49 Para, then after a year you're expempt approx 50% of the SAS selection anyway, if I recall. I'm sure someone on here will know for sure?
  4. Of course it is! What's the matter, man? Don't you want to be a proper soldier?
  5. tochy01

    tochy01 Clanker

    i want to ba a para. jst getting as much info as poss.
  6. Handsome

    Handsome Old-Salt

    y r a rtd m88888
  7. futureSQUADDIE

    futureSQUADDIE Swinger

    considerin you need to be in any branch of the armed forces for 3 years before you can apply for special forces selection :lol:

  8. Really? :roll:
  9. futureSQUADDIE

    futureSQUADDIE Swinger


    3 years service in the armed forces required to apply for special forces selection.
    you cant apply for the sas in the careers office can you?
  10. You're a very well informed young man. Shame you can't spot a wind up at ten paces. Spanner.
  11. I think your irony detector is due an MOT. Perhaps you should get your sense of humour serviced whilst you're there :roll:

    In fact, why are you even here? You're still at school, and in no position to give advice to others.
  12. Zarathustra

    Zarathustra Guest

    At the risk of giving you a serious answer, you might want to check this thread -

    Anyone Love the Infantry

    As with any job it will have it's ups and downs, i think i made the right choice.
  13. Doc_Henry

    Doc_Henry Old-Salt

    If you want to be a proper soldier where all the action is join the AGC or the RLC! they're all nails pal!
  14. futureSQUADDIE

    futureSQUADDIE Swinger

    em....yes? :lol:
    forget a said anythin :p
  15. adamb

    adamb Old-Salt

    You probably wont get the answer your looking for on here tochy01, my advice would be go to the careers office and ask a recruiter that is/has been in the infantry. AGC and RLC isnt all soldering lol if you want infantry, your local regiment or paras best bet?