Joining as a muslim at the moment

Discussion in 'Join the Army - Regular Officer Recruiting' started by Ganhad, May 22, 2013.

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  1. would it be a good idea to apply now after this stupid act? a few of my mates were thinking of applying as a officers after getting our results we feel a bit perturbed that we will get some extra stick for being muslims after looking at some of the reactions . sorry of if this isnt the right place to apply.
  2. No you'll be fine to apply.
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  3. Only idiots would treat you as such. If its what you want to do, go for it
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  4. I wouldn't let this stand in your way. There are rather a lot of Irish Officers in the Army as well. Their fellow countrymen did things equally as bad during The Troubles and it didn't effect them. The only advice I would give you (purely from a Personal Security side) is be careful who you tell within your Community. As with the Irish Officers / Soldiers , a leak in the wrong ear can have terrible consequences.
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  5. Spanish_Dave

    Spanish_Dave LE Good Egg (charities)

    Welcome, is the response you would be given!
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  6. No, the Army careers office will be closed. Go tommorow morning.
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  7. I genuinely don't think there would be a problem. This site attracts the never-did, bitter, right-wing idiots that are not representative of the British army. There are Muslins, Jews, Atheists (hurrah!), Christians, Buddihsts and more (thats just my company of 116 men & women), its not a drama.

    There are nutters in the Army who will dislike you 'just because', but thankfully they're few and far between - probably less than in many trades in the civilian world.

    Whatever your final decision, good luck!
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  8. Purple_Flash

    Purple_Flash LE Moderator

    A) If you're a journo hoping for a rise, please feel free to sod off at high port.

    B) If you're genuine, it won't make a ha'penworth of difference. You will be judged on you ability to lead, whether you be Muslim, Jew, Christian, Atheist or Zoroastrian*.

    * However, getting over excited at hexi-telly if you do use fire as a focus of worship whilst trying to be tactically quiet may be frowned upon and you may be asked to curtail activities until the danger of detection by light has passed.
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  9. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    if my brothers intake was anything to go by you will be welcomed as an asset, so good luck.
  10. Were you. I think you would fail on your grammar. Your post is simply to create reaction on a very bad day. Run along now shall you.
  11. awesome thank you for the reassuring responses.
  12. No problem and welcome to the forum.
  13. I'll bet on A or my B - crass sockpuppet
  14. Not exactly a shining light in the grammar dept yourself! No question mark at the end of the first sentence and the second sentence makes no sense. Cock!
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